• (recent read) The Outside World

    Recent read:The Outside World by Tova Mirvis a tale of love, marriage, and the trials and tribulations of growing up frum, becoming that way, mothers, dreams, dresses, fathers, working, and the temptation of the outside world Read more …

  • (recent read) reading lolita in tehran

    Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi. Amazing. Startling. Enlightening. Daring. I’ll think of better words soon. Maybe. Read more …

  • (recent read) memoirs of a geisha

    Memoirs of a Geisha : a Novel by Arthur Golden. [[draft]] An absorbing read which has me running to learn more about these female artists. I definitely think that they get a bad rap with the word “geisha” often being equated to prostitute or whore. I think he left many things out and my impression… Read more …

  • (recent read) turn magic wheel

    turn magic wheel By Dawn Powell. Interesting NYC Satire at the sunset of the jazz age. It kinda died off halfway through and I can’t currently remember finishing it. Hmm. Read more …

  • (recent read) i am the most intresting book of all

    I Am the Most Interesting Book of All: The Diary of Marie Bashkirtseff (Vol 1)by Marie Bashkirtseff, Phyllis Howard Kernberger, Katherine Kernberger 464 pages, Chronicle Books LLC; (May 1, 1997)ASIN: 0811802248 [draft format] Marie’s journal entries begin in 1873 and Marie’s growth throughout the years is very fascinating. More later. What is interesting is that… Read more …