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Linda Hilton

Reader, Writer, Merciless Reviewer and Incurable Romantic

Currently reading

Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America
Nancy MacLean
Progress: 134/574 pages
Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy
Christopher L. Hayes
Progress: 17/304 pages
The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance
Northrop Frye
Progress: 43/200 pages
Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right
Arlie Russell Hochschild
Progress: 96/454 pages
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Ibram X. Kendi
Progress: 22/750 pages
All the President's Men
Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward
Progress: 73/383 pages
Women's Gothic and Romantic Fiction: A Reference Guide (American Popular Culture)
Kay Mussell
Progress: 17/157 pages
The Looking-Glass Portrait
Linda Hilton
Really Neat Rocks: A casual introduction to the rocks & gems of Arizona and the lapidary arts
Linda Hilton
Progress: 61/61 pages
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
Jon Krakauer
April 2018
text: 46,146 to start
Three thousand words of transcription yesterday was probably too much. I need to take it easier. My goal is to finish the ...
Quick: name the 4 American territories that aren't Puerto Rico. I'm betting my BookLikes friends are the most likely to kno...
text: 45,788
I didn't realize how much text I had scribbled in my spiral notebook. My intention was to transcribe all of it onto the lapt...
April 2018
text: I'm writing again.
I wrote several pages -- longhand -- last night, a couple more this morning. It's not much, but it's something.
I kind of laugh at this book being marketed as Gothic. It's really not. I mean there's an old castle, but the book itself is ...
April 2018
Parts of this are fascinating, but the play by play descriptions of military campaigns are really not. Oh, and the revoluti...
Apologies in advance fellow booklikers. I read a ton of books and I didn’t have a chance to keep up with everything on my das...
April 2018
text: It begins
I had to look straight up into the sky to get this, so I really couldn't see much of anything. The clarity of this picture w...
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OB & I met at Powells and browsed for books and then got coffee! It was amazing. Pic of my books: Since both of us hav...
text: Frye on Dickens and Scott
I'm enjoying this. Because the contents are actually lectures given at Harvard, I'm wishing I could hear Frye's delivery. I...
The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures) - Northrop Frye
started reading:
April 2018
This book is mostly what it says on the tin, anecdotes about Magdalena's travels seeking out the world's most endangered plan...
April 2018
I bought this awhile back, but realized I neglected to add it to my shelves. I searched for it in every possible way I could,...