Thanks for all the books: kismet book pairings

Sometimes, by chance, pure, wonderful chance, you end up reading two books at the same time that are so beautifully matched that it almost feels like fate. This week, such a pairing is what I’m thankful for. Currently, I am reading Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel and The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work by Alain de Botton, both of which present worlds so blessedly opposed that reading them together has totally enhanced my enjoyment of both. On one hand, in Station Eleven, I am []

Thanks for all the books: plane rides

There is nothing better than a plane ride for getting in some serious, uninterrupted reading time. I had two flights this weekend, and even though they were only an hour or so each, that’s more time in one sitting than I usually get to just sit back and read my book while someone brings me a cup of tea and throws a tiny sandwich at me. It’s one of the reasons I love flying so much – when else do you find []