#personal #weekly-recap

2019 Weekly Recap: Week 1

My holiday break is coming to an end and it was good to be back in Charlottesville for a spell. I had the chance to spend time with family and friends and rang in the new year with @socialistdogmom’s adorable antifascist dachshunds. I’m heading off on some travels, which includes a trip to Berlin to bring some things out to my flat there, before heading out to my next assignment. Much of the week was spent socializing, traveling, and relaxing so this recap is perhaps a bit lite. ...

#modern library #ml100

Book Report: The Turmoil by Booth Tarkington

Capping off the Modern Library’ Top 100 list at #100 is The Magnificent Ambersons, the second entry in Booth Tarkington’s Growth trilogy. Although other entries on the list reflect entire trilogies or quartets, the initial and final books in this trilogy are not repreented in this entry. The Magnificent Ambersons, which won Tarkington his first Pulitzer, does stand alone. However, I found myself feeling a little cheap by counting this entry complete without covering the entirety of the trilogy. ...