2017 was a good year for reading things. I completed 49 books, a personal best, and I may be able to squeak one more in before year-end.
For this, I must thank the Kindle, and the in-laws who gifted me with it last Xmas. For years, I had resisted this modern convenience on sketchy grounds: I like to highlight my books! And write in their margins! And dog-ear their pages! But the Kindle allows me to do an electronic version of all those things. And what it lacks in tactile satisfaction, it more than makes up for in storage and portability. It’s a well-traveled Kindle.
Here’s how I compiled this list for you: [Read more…]