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stephanieanngraves

Vellichor Afternoons

I like trip-hop, anachronism, cats, both coffee and tea, the sound of rain on a tin roof, antique keys, pop culture as a substitute for religion, theatre, photography, Oxford commas, and, of course, reading.

Currently reading

John Dies at the End
David Wong
Geek Love
Katherine Dunn
I, Lucifer
Glen Duncan
The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British
Sarah Lyall
An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace
Tamar Adler, Alice Waters
Craven Place
Richard Wright
Bloodroot
Amy Greene
Unfamiliar Fishes
Sarah Vowell
Academics Handbook 2nd Ed-P
A Lost Lady - Willa Cather, A.S. Byatt You know what surprised me? That I liked a novel by Willa Cather.
Admittedly, I'd only read O, Pioneers before, but I really enjoyed A Lost Lady. It's similar in many ways to The Great Gatsby, if Gatsby were living in Colorado instead of West Egg. It's a slim volume, but the character of Mrs. Forrester is delightfully complex enough to thoroughly enjoy.