Reading Roundup: March 2019

What If It's Us by Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli. This book arrived in the mail, a surprise gift from a friend. It is a delightful read, a sweet story about two teenage boys who meet cute in New York and try to date, and I can't argue with its charming optimism and love toward… Continue reading Reading Roundup: March 2019

Reading Roundup: September/October

Read A Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood. I actually finished rereading the day after I posted my midway review in the last roundup. I found that I didn't want to put it down. All Grown Up by Jamie Attenberg. A fast phone read--I read about 40% while minding a boring post at a work event. I had… Continue reading Reading Roundup: September/October

A note on #readingwomen–and other underrepresented authors

As noted, I am a fan of the push to #readwomen2014. Now that VIDA has released their Count for 2013 (a breakdown of how many male or female writers are published or reviewed by leading literary publications), it's clear that calling for change in concrete terms (such as quantity of reviews and reviewers) can indeed be effective, and… Continue reading A note on #readingwomen–and other underrepresented authors