books

Harriet the Spy 50th Anniversary Edition

Happy 50th Birthday, Harriet the Spy!

Growing up I wanted to be just like Harriet the Spy. I would spend afternoon after afternoon wandering our suburban neighborhood and “investigating” would-be crimes, always scribbling in my marbled composition book…

The Week: December 6, 2013

The first full week after a holiday weekend is always a little bit rough, but this week has been especially trying. For a number of reasons, I’ll be taking some time to relax, unplug and appreciate the incredibly supportive people who keep me sane (and ply me with coffee) on a daily basis. For now, here are my favorite bits of Internet from this week…

The Family Fang

Reads: The Family Fang

I first picked up Kevin Wilson’s offbeat “The Family Fang” over the summer but between work, traveling and shenanigans with friends, I was never able to finish the novel in my three weeks allotted by the public library…