January 2009 archive

Sunday Salon – January 4, 2009

January 4, 2009 10:00 AM This time of year is so busy – and yet I love all the wrap up posts written by the lit-bloggers. And I love clearing my desk and starting over again. There is always such a sense of new beginnings. THIS year I will be less stressed. THIS year I …

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My Progress – 2009 Mini Challenges

January 1 – December 31, 2009 1.   Read a collection of short stories and either blog about it, OR tell the group about what you read. Unaccustomed Earth, by Jhumpa Lahiri (read February 22, 2009; rated 5/5; read my review) 2.  Read a play. Blog about it, OR tell the group about your experience. 3. …

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The White Tiger – Book Review

When you have heard the story of how I got to Bangalore and become one of its most successful (though probably least known) businessmen, you will know everything there is to know about how entrepreneurship is born, nurtured, and developed in this, the glorious twenty-first century of man. The century, more specifically, of the yellow …

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2009 Mini-Challenges – A Novel Challenge Yahoo Group

January 1 – December 31, 2009 UPDATE: January 3, 2009: I have now added a Mr. Linky to this post. Please use this to sign up for the challenge. If you have a blog, please provide a link to your post about the challenge. If you do not have a blog, simply type in your …

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Looking Ahead to 2009 (Part II) …

2009 is upon us … and I have a few reading goals. I have quite a few books in my TBR pile and I have some really wonderful perpetual challenges I have been working on. In 2008, those challenges got put aside as I focused on time-limited challenges. But in 2009, I’m determined to make …

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Looking Ahead to 2009 (Part I) …

There are plenty of books to choose from in my towering stacks. This photo was taken in the summer of 2008 – it is a bit neater now. But there are just as many, if not more, books there. I decided to pare back on time-limited challenges this year and focus more on my perpetual …

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Looking Back on 2008…

Happy New Year to all my readers! I love reflecting on the past year of reading, and 2008 was an exceptional year for me. I read more books, more pages, and more new to me authors than ever before. I found myself drowning in free books (not a bad thing!).  I rated 79 of my …

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