Thursday, August 30, 2012

Montpelier, Vermont on the Ploughshares Blog

Vermont College of Fine Arts
Montpelier has been getting a lot of press lately for a small town. There's The New York Times article  that just came out in the Travel section, 36 Hours in Montpelier,Vt, and the accompanying slideshow.
My article on Montpelier as a Literary Borough went up on Ploughshares yesterday. For a small town like Montpelier, that is a lot of press-huge press-in a short amount of time.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Books Read in 2006-9/2012

2012
The Fact of a Doorframe: Selective Poems 1950-2001, Adrienne Rich

The Wolf Gift, Anne Rice
Could have skipped this one. Rice seems to have lost her edge.

Mother Was a Tragic Girl, Sandra Simonds

April 2012 POETRY issue

The Sea Is My Brother, Jack Kerouac

Let Them Eat Vegan!, Dreena Burton

Unsinkable: the Full Story of the RMS Titanic, Daniel Allen Butler

Top 10 Cookbooks in My Kitchen

Hunger Mountain 10 year anniversary issue.

(Find the 2011 List Here)
(Find the 2010 List Here)

2009

Sweet! From Agave to Turbinado, Mani Niall

Hate List, Jennifer Brown

2008

Between the Covers: The Book Babes' Guide to a Woman's Reading Pleasures, Ellen Heltzel and Margo Hammond

The Letters of Allen Ginsberg,

Vegan Lunch Box, Jennifer McCann

Persian Girls, Nahid Rachlin

Mamarama: A Memoir of Sex, Kids and Rock 'N Roll, Evelyn McDonald

Emotionally Healthy Twins, Joan A. Friedman

The Second Nine Months: One Woman Tells the Real Truth About Becoming A Mom. Finally., Vicki Glembocki

The Price of Reconciliation, Ronald W. Walters

No Evil Star: Selected Essays, Interviews and Prose of Anne Sexton, Edited by Steven E. Colburn

Dadditude: How a Real Man Became a Real Dad, Phillip Lerman

The Unraveling Archives of Sylvia Plath, Edited by Anita Helle

Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care, Jennifer Block

Mama, Ph.D.: Women Write About Motherhood and Academic Life, Edited by Caroline Grant and Elrena Evans

The Maternal Is Political, Edited by Sheri McDonald Strong

Healthy Child, Healthy World, Christopher Gavigan

The Liar's Diary, Patry Francis

2007

A Woman In Berlin, Anonymous

Virginia Woolf: An Inner Life, Julia Briggs

Le Divorce, Diane Johnson

The Daring Book For Girls, Andrea Buchanan and Miriam Peskowitz

Lady Chatterley's Lover, D. H. Lawrence

Getting Unstuck Without Becoming Unglued, Susan O'Doherty

What Mothers Do, Especially When It Looks Like Nothing, Naomi Stadlen

The Reincarnationist, M. J. Rose

Mama Knows Breast: A Beginner's Guide to Breastfeeding, Andi Silverman

Death Warmed Over: Funereal Food, Rituals and Customs From Around the World, Lisa Rogak

Deceptively Delicious, Jessica Seinfeld (Recently Reviewed on Mother Talk)

Catherine the Great: Love, Sex and Power, Virginia Rounding


In Which I Catalog Books I Own (2006). Yes, I have read all of them:
My Own Library, part 1
My Own Library, Part 2
My Own Library, Part 3
My Own Library, Part 4
My Own Library, Part 5