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Saturday Review of Books: February 11, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 2/10/2017 in Saturday Reviews |

“Writers aren’t exactly people…. they’re a whole bunch of people trying to be one person.” ~F. Scott Fitzgerald Welcome to the Saturday Review of Books at Semicolon. Here’s how it usually works. Find a book review on your blog posted sometime during the previous week. The review doesn’t have to be a formal sort of […]

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Saturday Review of Books: February 4, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 2/3/2017 in General, Saturday Reviews |

“Fiction is more than an entertainment, more than an intellectual exercise that sharpens one’s sensibility and awakens a critical spirit. It is an absolute necessity so that civilization continues to exist, renewing and preserving in us the best of what is human.” ~Mario Vargas Llosa Welcome to the Saturday Review of Books at Semicolon. Here’s […]

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Saturday Review of Books: January 28, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 1/27/2017 in General, Saturday Reviews |

“Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more.” ~John Harington Welcome to the Saturday Review of Books at Semicolon. Here’s how it usually works. Find a book review on your blog posted sometime during the previous week. The review doesn’t have to be a formal sort […]

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Saturday Review of Books: January 21, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 1/20/2017 in Saturday Reviews |

“Like Scout and her father in To Kill a Mockingbird, my father would pull me onto his lap each night in our four-room apartment and read aloud.” ~Jim Trelease Welcome to the Saturday Review of Books at Semicolon. Here’s how it usually works. Find a book review on your blog posted sometime during the previous […]

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Saturday Review of Books: January 14, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 1/14/2017 in Saturday Reviews |

“People don’t read enough. This bodes ill, not just for the present, but for the future.” ~Abraham Kuyper in 1879 Welcome to the Saturday Review of Books at Semicolon. Here’s how it usually works. Find a book review on your blog posted sometime during the previous week. The review doesn’t have to be a formal […]

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Saturday Review of Books: January 7, 2017

Posted by Sherry on 1/6/2017 in Saturday Reviews |

“Don’t join the book burners. Don’t think you’re going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don’t be afraid to go in your library and read every book.” ~Dwight D. Eisenhower Welcome to the Saturday Review of Books at Semicolon. Here’s how it usually works. Find a book review on your blog […]

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Saturday Review of Books (and Book Lists): December 31, 2016

Posted by Sherry on 12/26/2016 in General, Saturday Reviews |

I can’t wait to get started on my annual collection of book lists for 2016/2017. So, this post is the Saturday Review of Books getting a head start on Monday, December 26, 2016. Link to your book list(s) anytime between now and next Saturday, the 31st, when we will return to our regularly scheduled programming. […]

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Saturday Review of Books: December 17, 2016

Posted by Sherry on 12/16/2016 in Saturday Reviews |

“Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.” ~Sir Francis Bacon Welcome to the Saturday […]

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Saturday Review of Books: November 26, 2016

Posted by Sherry on 11/25/2016 in Saturday Reviews |

“Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.” ~Edward Gibbon Welcome to the Saturday Review of Books at Semicolon. Here’s how it usually works. Find a book review on your blog posted sometime during the previous week. The review doesn’t have […]

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Saturday Review of Books: November 19, 2016

Posted by Sherry on 11/18/2016 in Saturday Reviews |

“‘I read,’ I say. ‘I study and read. I bet I’ve read everything you’ve read. Don’t think I haven’t. I consume libraries. I wear out spines and ROM-drives. I do things like get in a taxi and say, ‘The library, and step on it.’” ~David Foster Wallace Welcome to the Saturday Review of Books at […]

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