2014 OTR Reading Program




“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.” 
Mark Twain

Stratford upon Avon


Auster, Paul: The Brooklyn Follies

Countess of Carnarvon:  Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy

Hemingway, Ernest: A Moveable Feast

Hitchens, Christopher: Arguably – Essays (Ongoing)

Morris, Mary: Maiden Voyages: Writings of Women Travelers

Milford, Nancy: Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay

Nasar, Sylvia:  Grand Pursuit

Souder, William: On a Farther Shore – The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson

Stein, Gertrude: The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

Timson, David: The History of Theatre


    • In 2009, I spent a week in Paris. Invigorating and challenging. I will return. Have you heard about this book?

      The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris by John Baxter

      This is the blurb: “Thrust into the unlikely role of professional “literary walking tour” guide, an expat writer provides the most irresistibly witty and revealing tour of Paris in years.”

      I have it on my Kindle. Maybe I should add it to my 2014 Reading Program. You see how easy it is to add books! It is one of my favourite pastimes.


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