Tag Archives: slow reading

Down the Rabbit Hole Again with His Dark Materials

Something happens when I buy books that I’ve been looking forward to reading but have been holding off on buying for whatever reason — a TBR pile growing dangerously long, an awareness that once I fall down the rabbit hole of a truly absorbing book I tend to walk around the real world with a […]

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 […]