Classics Club Spin #31

Who can resist a CC Spin? I can’t, even though I have very spotty success, I did finish the last two I entered. And since three is a charm I am back for more! The Bare-Bones Basics: Go to your Classics Club list. Pick twenty books that you’ve got left to read. Post that list, …

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Life with Father, Clarence Day, Jr. (1935) Classics Club Spin #30

This is an intimate study of the dynamics of a New York City family in the late 19th century. Clarence Day, Jr., the eldest of three boys, writes descriptively and honestly about his parents, especially the control of his father-his word is law and that is it. However, his mother Vinnie is not a meek …

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Classics Club Spin #30

Can anyone resist a CC Spin? I know I can't, even though I have very spotty success. I did finish the last one, albeit a few days late. But I did finish! For the uninitiated: Go to your blog.Pick twenty books that you’ve got left to read from your Classics Club List.Post that list, numbered …

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Classics Club Spin #18

  A perfect event for a first blog post after being away for so long! I am not sure why these Spins are so exciting. Like the lottery, maybe? Whatever the reason they give me both the push I need to get myself reading from my list and to feel like part of the CC …

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