Poetry + Prose = | What We’re Reading

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A touch of poetry amidst the prose choices of the “What We’re Reading” gang.

Running, Listening, Versing, Rhapsodizing, + Celebrating Sophie Hannah | What We’re Reading

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As we prepare for a poetry-exclusive “What We’re Reading” column next week, here’s a transitional report on the books in our hands this week. Plus, a vist with author Sophie Hannah and her crew.

At the Movies | What We’re Reading

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The “What We’re Reading” team becomes the “What We’re Watching” cohort this week.

Bleeding Hearts, Group Minds, Artistic Pairings, O.J. Running | What We’re Reading

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As spring creeps ever closer, the members of the “What We’re Reading” team cover a lot of bookish ground.

Family, Friends, Farewells | French on Fridays

Last week I went to my friend Carrol’s memorial service in Indiana and took many books with me—but found no time to read any of them.

Rescuing Books, Remembering Harper Lee, Adding Rum | What We’re Reading

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The readers at LJ/School Library Journal talk about the book they’d rescue from a fire and pay tribute to Harper Lee.

Turning Pages, Catching Tears, Learning Languages | What We’re Reading

The People in the Trees

WWR writers discuss gratitude, death, page-turners, princesses, true grit, eternal story lines, oddball narratives, and more this week.

Ch-ch-changes & Other Oddities | What We’re Reading

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“What We’re Reading” mourns David Bowie and talks about our best reads of last year.

Goodbyes & Good Books | What We’re Reading

Fellowes.Snobs

As 2015 ebbed, I asked the “What We’re Reading” gang about their favorite books of the year and if anybody had reconsidered an initial review or judgment of a book. Except for Meredith, they (and I) neatly sidestepped that query and instead talked about memoirs, romantic escapes, Byronic detective stories, mythical graphic novels, and diet […]

Bring Out Your Bests | French on Fridays

The glamour, grit, and buzzwords of book criticism