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Tomato Nation Read-Along #6: Consider the Lobster
November 15, 2010 – 8:23 AM | 11 Comments
Tomato Nation Read-Along #6: <I>Consider the Lobster</I>

Updated 29 November: Just a reminder that it's Lobster time Wednesday, December 1. If you bought the book but haven't started it yet, or feel discouraged about finishing, you should still join the live-chat discush …

Tomato Nation Read-Along #6: Poll
November 9, 2010 – 9:52 PM | 5 Comments
Tomato Nation Read-Along #6: Poll

I assume my preference here is clear. Heh.
Actually, I'd love to read any of these, but let's see what you pick. The Wallace is back for another round, joined by the Zinn, and we've got …

TN Read-Along #5: Jacob Have I Loved Discussion Thread/Live Chat
October 11, 2010 – 12:58 PM | 6 Comments
TN Read-Along #5: <I>Jacob Have I Loved</I> Discussion Thread/Live Chat

Live chat about Jacob Have I Loved TONIGHT — 8:30 PM ET! Bring your beverage of choice and your strongest opinions about the sainted Caroline, spared cats, plotting pace, and how many times we can …

The Vine: October 8, 2010
October 8, 2010 – 9:39 AM | 7 Comments
The Vine: October 8, 2010

It's a bookfest on today's Vine — and don't forget, the TN Read-Along thread and chat hit Monday the 11th! Chat is at 8:30 PM ET; I look forward to seeing you there!
In the 4th …

Tomato Nation Read-Along #5: Jacob Have I Loved
September 23, 2010 – 9:39 AM | 6 Comments
Tomato Nation Read-Along #5: <I>Jacob Have I Loved</I>

Paterson wins our latest poll handily; you can find the book here. (Bargain-hunters, check half.com or your local bookseller; it's widely available secondhand, in my experience.) A somewhat downbeat selection to kick off the autumn, …

Tomato Nation Read-Along #5: Poll
September 15, 2010 – 8:28 PM | 10 Comments
Tomato Nation Read-Along #5: Poll

We've got a rather weird list for the fifth round of the TN Read-Along; David Foster Wallace is back, as is Katherine Paterson, and you'll also see some golden oldies.
Voting will close next Wednesday. Hit …

TN Read-Along #4 Discussion Thread: Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words
September 9, 2010 – 8:42 PM | 28 Comments
TN Read-Along #4 Discussion Thread: <I>Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words</I>

A very informative read, if somewhat discouraging (nearly every page contains a word or phrase I've misused for years), and if I had it to do again, I wouldn't read it straight through; the book's …

Tomato Nation Read-Along #4: Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words
August 31, 2010 – 9:29 AM | 7 Comments
Tomato Nation Read-Along #4: <I>Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words</I>

Our next book, by a hair, is Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words: A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right. I tremble to think of all the words I'm about to find out I've been using …

Tomato Nation Read-Along #4: Poll
August 22, 2010 – 3:34 PM | 15 Comments
Tomato Nation Read-Along #4: Poll

Now that we've emerged from the shadow of the golden raintree (…hew), it's time to pick our next book. Please also let me know in the comments if you'd like to do a live chat …

TN Read-Along #3 Discussion Thread: My Sweet Audrina
August 16, 2010 – 8:41 AM | 64 Comments
TN Read-Along #3 Discussion Thread: <I>My Sweet Audrina</I>

"I don't have any legs — that's what!" shrieked Billie.
I would crack a joke here about spoiler warnings, but it's a hallmark of My Sweet Audrina that, by the time any twist or dark secret …