Saturday, February 19, 2011

Another post about stuff I read...

Since I read a lot and feel like blathering about it.

Read this, mostly, on the plane home. It's about the author's life in Paris with a young family after leaving New York City for a couple of year. It's breezy and entertaining and there was a great comment he made about how, inevitably, books about foreign countries written by ex-pats are really books about America. Very interesting.

Also in the middle of this, about the daughter of Pope Julius, who commissioned the Sistine Chapel. Very well written, though there's a great deal based on conjecture.

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