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Synopsis: Roberta and her brother and sister have to leave London for the countryside when their father is mysteriously sent away, but they discover a world of delight thanks to the nearby railroad. Review: The Railway Children is an utterly charming book for children, the kind that is a delight to read aloud. Nesbit occasionally […]

My superpower appears to have weaknesses.  My husband & I moved on Thursday, and it has been a whirlwind of unpacking, and I haven’t been able to relax enough to read until tonight.  I did a chapter or two before bed, but not my usual hour of leisurely page turning.  And last night, I actually […]

Synopsis: A collection of essays by a frequent contributor to This American Life, Details, Esquire, and more. Review: I had enjoyed Rakoff’s first book, called Fraud, and found Don’t Get Too Comfortable: The Indignities of Coach Class, The Torments of Low Thread Count, The Never- Ending Quest for Artisanal Olive Oil, and Other First World […]

Since I’m already doing the classics challenge, I might as well do this one. I’ll be reading Wilkie Collins’s The Moonstone. The Superfast Reader is not intimidated by long books, but she is intimidated by long books with dense prose in genres that are not her favorite.