Staff Picks: Fall 2014 Releases

It’s time for another (long overdue) Staff Picks post, and this one is all about the recent releases. Fall 2014 has been a spectacular season for new books — several big celebrity memoirs, some fantastic nonfiction, and some of the biggest fiction of the year. Here are a few of my favorite fall 2014 releases. […]

Staff Picks: Recent Reads

It’s been quiet on the blog, and much of the radio silence has been because Alex (AP) and I are both currently studying for the NY bar exam, which (oh no!) is at the end of this month. But if you think that finishing my last semester of law school and studying for the bar […]

Filling in Reading Gaps

I read A LOT, across many genres and types of books. But while I’ve always been a big reader, I realized recently that I don’t feel like I’m actually very well-read. That is, there are so many books and authors that I feel like I “should” have read—books that serve as cultural signposts—that I’ve just missed […]

Tournament of Books X Mini-Reviews

So, I didn’t make it through my goal of reading all the books in the Tournament of Books shortlist this year. What can I say, law school gets in the way of everything fun! But I did manage to make it through 7, which is more than I was able to do last year, and […]

Staff Picks: Books about Books for Bookish People

Books About Books for Bookish People It’s time to get a little bit meta, and talk about books about books. There is something about characters who share my love of reading, and inside jokes that refer to other books that elevates  a story to a whole other level for me. Here are a few of […]