How can it be possible that 2010 is already one-quarter finished?! With this being the last Sunday in March, it is. Very hard to believe.
It has been a pretty good reading week for me. I started - and finished Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box. What a beautiful book! I must admit, before reading this, I wasn't aware of Albright's penchant for pins and the significance they carried in relation to world events. It's a fascinating book for the photography of the pins, but also for her stories of her years on the world stage.
In last week's Sunday Salon, I wrote about my current audiobook, The Book Thief, and wondered if I should really be reading it instead. TC commented that this one really does lend itself more to the printed version because of the stories and pictures contained within. I took that advice and now am inclined to agree. And now I agree with what everyone raves about with this one!
I picked up a small volume of poetry at the library last weekend, started reading it while Betty was selecting her books, and couldn't put it down. Slamming Open the Door is a powerful collection of poems written by Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno, following the murder of her daughter Leidy. I don't want to say much more about this one just yet - other than it is a powerfully heartbreaking collection - because I will be talking about it more on April 6 when I'm part of the 2010 National Poetry Month Blog Tour being hosted by Serena of Savvy Verse and Wit.
Hope you are having a great Sunday with much reading!
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