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Category Archives: What I’m Reading

Dr. Wortle’s School

by Anthony Trollope. Dr. Wortle discovers that his most esteemed teacher at his school for boys, Mr. Peacocke, is not actually married to his wife, leaving the school and Dr. Wortle in a moral quandary. I’ve never read Trollope. It was charming. The ending of this book was so strange — Dr. Peacocke’s marital situation […]

Ginny Moon

I Capture The Castle

Thank you Sheila McGrath for mentioning this book years ago as one of your favorites. Now it’s one of mine too. I looked for a copy that didn’t have this hideous now-a-movie cover, but at $150-$1600 a pop online, I’ll just keep this one. Delightful.

Little Boy Lost

On the first day of May (in my 50th year), my aunt Sue gave to me…. this wonderful little book I’ve never heard of written in 1949 and re-released by Persephone Press. Lovely.

Get Me Out Of Here

Beyond Borderline

The subtitle and intro ask readers to question the popular idea that people with BPD are incurable and unworthy of treatment — monsters. The idea that there is a good chance of remission and no relapse was so heartening to me. I wanted to read this whole book in witness to what people with BPD […]