Posts Categorized: Books

Book Page: Sad Desk Salad

Thanks to a book recommendation from my friend Marnie, I just finished reading Sad Desk Salad by Jessica Grose, a former blogger for Jezebel. Have you read it? It’s hilariousโ€”and chick lit at its best. Not only is it a great (and quick!) summer read, it’s a window into the juicy world of gossip blogging… Read more »

Mapping Manhattan

What if New York were a blank slate, and you could map it out the way you imagined it to be? That’s what author Becky Cooper attempts to do with her new book Mapping Manhattan: A Love (and Sometimes Hate) Story in Maps by 75 New Yorkers. I first heard about the book when I… Read more »

Books Page: What I’m reading now

What are you reading this month? Now that I have a longer commute, I love that I plenty of time to actually delve into a book. And maybe even get through a chapter or two! ๐Ÿ™‚  Right now, I’m juggling two books at once: “Where’d you go Bernadette?” by Maria Semple and “Wallflower at the… Read more »

Spur of the Moment Reading

Over the weekend, I found myself on the Upper West Side โ€” the weather was perfect, and I had no place to be. I stumbled into Westsider Books, a delightful used bookstore, where I planned to browse, not buy. But, while looking through the fiction titles, I came across Heartburn, the first-ever novel written by… Read more »

Seems like old times

I was so excited this weekend to unwrap an early Christmas gift from Matt! He got me an autographed copy of “Then Again” by Diane Keaton, a book I can’t wait to read. Most intriguing? This memoir is as much about Diane as it is about her mom. It’s also filled with lots of interesting… Read more »