Bookish Matters

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.

—Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

Friday, June 4, 2010

On Esme's Bookshelf

Books I Read in May

Always Maintain a Joyful Mind: And Other Lojong Teachings on Awakening Compassion and Fearlessness by Pema Chodron, translated by the Nalanda Translation Committee.

Magical Kids II: The Smallest Girl Ever and The Boy Who Could Fly written and illustrated by Sally Gardner.

The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf by Kathryn Davis.

Footsteps by Leon Garfield.

Ptolemy's Gate by Jonathan Stroud. The last in the Bartimaeus Trilogy.

Summerhouse, Later by Judith Hermann.

And fourteen children's picture books.

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