Posts for reading

As My Daughter Learns to Read

General/Column February 5, 2018

She scales the jagged cliffs of consonants, skims the plateaus of vowels, rappels down the edges of words to the…

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Emptying the Shelves

General/Column June 16, 2017

We live in a small house, and it feels even smaller thanks to the stuff we’ve packratted into it over…

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Amen

General/Column October 17, 2016

She said it the other day on the last page of a book about a mouse. As I closed the…

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Close Reading

General/Column October 17, 2016

A son lost in this space, mesmerized, content to sit close to a bookshelf as if it offers heat— with…

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