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I think I forgot

The Housekeeper and the Professor was a quiet, intimate novel. While reading it I felt like I was in the Professor’s tiny, crowded cottage experiencing the Housekeeper’s days. I wanted … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ted Talk: Chimamanda Adichie

Author of Purple Hibiscus, Chimamanda Adichie, spoke at Oxford in 2009 about the dangers of the single story. She talks about how we essentially misunderstand the world when we only … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Look familiar?

While riding BART recently I saw a poster inspired by the Maltese Falcon. As someone who uses public transportation regularly I appreciated the depiction of reading on BART, a reminder … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · Leave a comment