Saturday, November 22, 2008

Four Christmas Books

I've already bought four books for myself for Christmas. I'm saving them to give to myself on Christmas morning, and I'll start reading them on the break:

1. A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe. I've wanted a copy of this book for many years.

2. The Lady in the Palazzo by Marlena de Blasi. I enjoyed her "1000 Days in Tuscany."

3. Gilead by Marilynne Robinson. Her books come highly recommended and apparently she is a novelist who actually has a little learning and intelligence.

4. A Vineyard in Tuscany by Ferenc Mate. Read about it on Amazon. We'll see.

1 comment:

  1. I didn't know we could buy OURSELVES Christmas gifts!! I'm going to get right on that!! Actually, I am going to check out the books you listed. Always enjoy your blog!~karen (Farmmom/Mitford)


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