And so it is 2016, and time to tell you about the 4th and final quarter of my 2015 reading challenge and how the whole thing went. If you've been following me on GoodReads, you already know: I didn't make it.
Today is July 1st, and you know what that means––hot dogs and fireworks are right around the corner, the summer is already a third over, and with the end of the second quarter, it's time for another check-in on my 2015 reading
Yesterday marked the end of March and, therefore, the end of the first quarter of 2015, and so it seems like a good time to update you on the progress of my New Year's Resolution. In case you forgot: My goal for 2015 is to
REALLY EXCITED JUST SPENT ALL OF MY HOLIDAY/GRADUATION AMAZON/BARNES & NOBLE GIFT CARDS ON 12 BOOKS BY WOMEN: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The Boys of My Youth by Jo Ann Beard Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay Within the Whirlwind by Evgenia Ginzburg The Flamethrowers
For the full essay, see it on The Rumpus. Originally published on August 18, 2014. --- Let me disclose two things up front. This past year I was an editorial intern at the Frances Goldin Literary Agency, working for, among others, Monica Byrne’s