BOOKLOVE: August 2014

BookLove

August has been a huge month for me particularly because the end of the month marked the day for the 2014 Library of Congress Book Festival where I got to meet one of my favorite authors, Paul Auster, and three other writers (well, two writers, Claire Messud and Siri Hustvedt, and one translator, Natasha Wimmer). … Continue reading

Essential Reading: September 2014

Essential-Reading

The final third of the year is already upon us with the so-called “-ber” months entering the fray. So far, I have finished 43 books out of the 60 that I had promised myself. So that means there’s still four months left for me to read 17 more, a doable feat in my opinion especially if … Continue reading

BOOKLOVE: 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival Edition

BookLove

My mother came into the house one day, a smile on her face and a newspaper in her hand, walked right up to me, opened the paper right in front of me, and shoved the paper into my face. “The 2014 Library of Congress Book Festival” it said and nothing else except the date and … Continue reading