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About meI am my contradictions.

About my libraryEighty percent of the families in the United States last year did not buy a book.
http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/200h81110_america_the_illiterate/?ln
And then there's me.

What I am reading now:
Trick by Domenico Starnone
Pain Woman by Sonya Huber

What I Read in 2018
7. Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat by Jonathan Kauffman
6. Heirloom: notes from an accidental tomato farmer by Tim Stark
5. The Night Book Mobile by Audrey Niffenegger
4. Mortality by Christopher Hitchens
3. Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? A Memoir by Roz Chast
2. Dinner With Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship by Isabel Vincent
1. Public Library and Other Stories by Ali Smith

What I Read in 2017
40. I Just Want to Pee Alone (by some kick ass mom bloggers)
39. Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York by Roz Chast
38. More Spice than Sugar: poems about feisty females - compiled by Lillian Morrison
37. The Origin of Others by Toni Morrison
36. Letter To My Daughter by Maya Angelou
35. Dying: A Memoir by Cory Taylor
34. Yellowstone: Land of Fire and Ice by Gretel Ehrlich
33. Woolgathering by Patti Smith
32. Michael Symon’s Live to Cook by Michael Symon
31. From Scratch: Inside the Food Network by Allen Salkin
30. Nudge by Richard H. Thaler
29. We Were Feminists Once: from Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement by Andi Zeisler
28. Autumn by Ali Smith
27. Unspeakable: Chris Hedges on the most forbidden topics in America with David Talbot
26. Oh, the Things I Know by Al Franken
25. Food and Loathing: A Lament by Betsy Lerner
24. We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
23. If Someone Says You Complete Me, Run by Whoopi Goldberg
22. Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman by Lindy West
21. The Bridge Ladies by Betsy Lerner
20. Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin
19. Double Bind: Women on Ambition edited by Robin Romm
18. Click: when we knew we were feminists edited by Courtney E. Martin and J. Courtney Sullivan
17. The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore
16. Voracious: a hungry reader cooks her way through the great books by Cara Nicoletti
15. The Most of Nora Ephron by Nora Ephron
14. Hungry Heart: adventures in life, love, and writing by Jennifer Weiner
13. Hunger by Roxane Gay
12. Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
11. Learning to Drive: and other life stories by Katha Pollitt (5 stars)
10. The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia by Michael Booth
9. This Land is Their Land: reports from a divided nation by Barbara Ehrenreich
8. The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
7. $2.00 a Day: living on almost nothing in America by Kathryn J. Edin $ H. Luke Shaefer
6. Men: notes from an ongoing investigation by Laura Kipnis
5. Becoming Grandma by Lesley Stahl
4. The Rising by Ryan D'Agostino
3. Too Loud a Solitude by Bohumil Hrabal
2. Becoming Earth by Eva Saulitis
1. Laughing in the Face of Cancer by Pam Lacko

What I Read in 2016
11. Georgia: a Novel of Georgia O'Keeffe by Dawn Tripp
10. Bluets by Maggie Nelson
9. The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life by Anu Partanen
8. last Night by James Salter
7. Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
6. 84, Charing Cross Road by Helen Hanff
5. Cancer Made Me a Shallower Person by Miriam Engelberg
4. On My Own by Diane Rohm
3. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
2. Born on a Blue Day by Daniel Tammet
1. The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

What I Read in 2015:
47. How To Be Black by Baratunde Thurston
46. Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen by Mary Norris
45. Doing Sixty & Seventy by Gloria Steinem
44. Fed, White, and Blue: Finding America with My Fork by Simon Majumdar
43. Kayak Morning: reflections on love, grief and small boats by Roger Rosenblatt
42. Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way Through Great Books by Cara Nicoletti
41. Sloth by Wendy Wasserstein
40. Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own by Kate Bolick
39. Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat? By Lisa Scottoline
38. Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime by Scott Simon
37. The Social Animal by David Brooks
36. The Sunlit Room by Rebecca Dinerstein
35. Blue Horses by Mary Oliver
34. The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction by Alan Jacobs
33. A Lucky Life Interrupted by Tom Brokaw
32. The Dream Lover by Elizabeth Behrg
31. Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal by Jeanette Winterson
30. The Light of the World: A Memoir by Elizabeth Alexander
29. The Last Gift of Time: Life Beyond Sixty by Carolyn Heilbrun
28. Life Among the Savages by Shirley Jackson
27. Speak by Louisa Hall
26. 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Familes in One New York Tenement by Jane Ziegelman
25. The Introvert's Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World by Sophia Dembling
24. Rain: A Natural and Cultural History by Cynthia Barnett
23. The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere by Pico Iyer
22. Living with a Wild God by Barbara Ehrenreich
21. Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer is Much Faster) - Life Lessons & Other Ravings by Dave Barry
20. The Cookbook Collector: a novel by Allegra Goodman
19. Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing by Lynne Segal
18. Walks with Men by Ann Beattie
17. Still Alice by Lisa Genova
16. Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen
15. Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul's School by Shamus Rahman Khan
14. The Theft of Memory by Jonathan Kozol
13. Griswold Point: History from the Mouth of the Connecticut River by Wick Griswold
12. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
11. Provence, 1970 by Luke Barr
10. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
9. Through the Kitchen Window: Women Explore the Intimate Meanings of Food and Cooking edited by Arlene Voski Avakian
8. Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne
7. If This Isn't Nice, What Is? By Kurt Vonnegut
6. The Partly Cloudy Patriot by Sarah Vowell
5. From Finland with Love: A Novel by Ellie Alanko
4. Confessions of a Serial Entertainer by Steven Stolman
3, How to Succeed at Aging without Really Dying by Lyla Blake Ward
2. It's Fine By Me by Per Petterson
1. My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop edited by Ronald RIce

What I Read 2008 - 2014
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