Monthly Archives: April 2013

In Which I Read and Drool and Contemplate My Increasing Age

The first time I went to Black Sesame Kitchen, a small private kitchen here in Beijing, I was extremely apprehensive. Oh, not about the food, which I had heard was scrumptious (people need to bring back this word and retire delicious) but because it was to be a communal dinner. Just me, my boyfriend and […]

Why I Started a Book Blog

In the summer of 2011, I received a Kindle as a birthday present. Now, to understand the impact that the Kindle made on my life, it’s necessary to know one pertinent fact: I live in Beijing. ¬†At the time, (conditions have since improved) my book sources were limited to pirated street-peddler copies of Barack Obama’s […]