One of the nice things about being out of school and unemployed (though unemployment is not a state I want to be in) is the oodles of time to read. At school, I was swamped with work, and could barely make it through 10 pages of a novel before falling asleep. And what I had to read for school took up the rest of my time. Though William Strunk’s The Elements of Style is a fantastic resource for journalists, it is not exactly an exciting read.
Anyway, I am using the time (when I am not job hunting) to read. I have just finished Lev Grossman’s The Magicians, and enjoyed it immensely. The next new book on my list is A Garden of Earthly Delights by Joyce Carol Oates. But first I have to finish Pride and Prejudice, which I’m reading for the umpteenth time.
It’s lovely revisiting books – I find that a good story never gets old. Along with Pride and Prejudice, here is a partial list of books I plan to revisit this summer: Continue reading