Summer Summary: August 2015

Wondering what this Summer Summary thing is all about? Here’s the context! In this Summer Summary, I’ll cover what I read and listened to in August of 2015. As with first three installments, rather than go in reading order, I’ll list the books in order from favorite to least favorite. Title links will take you to Goodreads, if you’d like […]

Summer Summary: July 2015

Wondering what this Summer Summary thing is all about? Here’s the context! In this third Summer Summary, I’ll cover what I read and listened to in July of 2015. As with first and second installments, rather than go in reading order, I’ll list the books in order from favorite to least favorite. Title links will take you to Goodreads, if […]

Summer Summary: June 2015

Wondering what this Summer Summary thing is all about? Here’s the context! In this second Summer Summary, I’ll cover what I read and listened to in June of 2015. As with the first installment, rather than go in reading order, I’ll list the books in order from favorite to least favorite. Title links will take you to Goodreads, if […]

Summer Summary: March to May 2015

Wondering what this Summer Summary thing is all about? Here’s the context! In this first Summer Summary, I’ll cover what I read and listened to in March, April, and May of 2015. Rather than go in reading order, I’ll list them in order from favorite to least favorite. Title links will take you to Goodreads, if […]

Thoughts on “The Baron in the Trees” by Italo Calvino

The Baron in the Trees is the first book I read from my Classics Club list, as chosen for me by the recent spin. The version I read was translated by Archibald Colquhoun. I’d previously read (and been rather bemused and charmed by) If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler by Calvino (which I never […]