Monthly Archives: April 2011

Are books on their way out?

When I tell people that I work in publishing, they tend to say one of two things: Awesome! I have this friend who’s just a phenomenal writer!! Would you like take a look at his manuscript?! or Is that like … Continue reading

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Wine Riot II

First of all, Happay Easter! Second, my roommates and I went to the Spring Wine Riot last night and it was super fun. They didn’t have as many seminars as the Fall Wine Riot and unfortunately the Vermouth guy didn’t … Continue reading

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Yesterday the sun decided to show its little face. So, I paused Netflix instant view and hopped on the bus to enjoy a day out on the town. My first stop was the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (where I may … Continue reading

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In Her Wake

A post or two ago, I mentioned that I met Nancy Rappaport–author of In Her Wake–which is a memoir. The book covers the taboo subject of suicide.  When she was only four years old her mother took an overdose, leaving … Continue reading

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A Death in the Family

Title: A Death in the Family Author: James Agee Publication: McDowell, Obolensky 1957 Rating: 5 stars The title of this post may sound ominous and a little morbid; however, itis the title of James Agee’s posthumous novel A Death in … Continue reading

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Welcome-home Tornado

Observe the serious tornado damage one block from my parents’ house. We were awoken at 2 am by an absurdly loud boom, which I thought was my vanity mirror crashing to the floor. Lo-and-behold our tree had split and a … Continue reading

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Publishing Course

Last week was super busy! At work, I had a PR conference and then I had to help my boss with her publishing course. At the PR conference I was convinced that I should change the way I view twitter … Continue reading

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