Category Archives: Weekend Miscellany

Recent Reading Roundup

It has been a while since I’ve posted, and also a while since I posted a reading roundup! The two things are related: because I haven’t been posting often, it might seem as if I haven’t been reading much, but … Continue reading

Posted in Reading Roundup, Weekend Miscellany | Leave a comment

Weekend Catch-Up: Reading, Thinking, Watching

Where does the time go? It seems like I only just finished reading The Danish Girl, but here it’s almost a whole week later and I haven’t written another word here. That doesn’t mean I haven’t been reading. In fact, in … Continue reading

Posted in This Week In My Classes, Weekend Miscellany | 4 Comments

Weekend Miscellany: Reading and Watching

It’s a busy time at work, with papers and midterms piling up a bit, so it’s still a bit quiet over here at Novel Readings. I have been doing some extra-curricular reading, but the serious stuff has been for reviews, … Continue reading

Posted in House of Cards, Howard, Elizabeth Jane, Romance novels, Television, Weekend Miscellany | 4 Comments

Amis and Spenser and Scandal, Oh My!

It seems like too long since I wrote a detailed, thoughtful book post. Sadly, that’s not about to change! My activities for the past week or so have just been too miscellaneous, including my reading. I can’t really blame Joseph Anton, as … Continue reading

Posted in Book Club, Weekend Miscellany | 2 Comments

Weekend Miscellany: Atkinson, Chase, Wallander

I haven’t been a very diligent blogger lately! Well, I did write up another ‘This Week In My Sabbatical’ post on Thursday, but it was so dull I deleted it without posting. The gist of it was that I have … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, Weekend Miscellany | 8 Comments

Weekend Miscellany: Good Reading and Common Pursuits

Alex in Leeds has started on a new relationship . . . with Peter Wimsey. We all know where this leads – to Gaudy Night, which means punting fantasies and a new appreciation for academic robes of the same size. It … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Weekend Miscellany | Tagged | 1 Comment

Weekend Miscellany: Bests and Worsts and Turgenev and Middlemarch and More!

As usual, the bloggers I follow have been putting up all kinds of good posts recently. Here’s a sampling! At stevereads, the annual Best and Worst of the year extravaganza is in full flood. Lists already offered including Best History, … Continue reading

Posted in Weekend Miscellany | 6 Comments