What I’m Reading

As a child, I spent 23 hours of each day hidden away with a book. Not much has changed, except that now I’m reading to my son as well as to myself.

Here’s where I’d like to share whatever I happen to be reading. These are not necessarily recommendations, though I’ll make some from time to time.


Fortunately, the Milk, Neil Gaiman (illustrated by Skottie Young)

Odd and the Frost Giants, Neil Gaiman (illustrated by Brett Helquist)

The Golem and the Jinni, Helene Wecker

Inferno I, 32″ in Jorge Luis Borges’ Collected Fictions, translated by Andrew Hurley

poetry in The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Ávila, Vol. 3, translated by Kieran Kavanaugh and Otilio Rodriguez



The Forgiveness Garden, Lauren Thompson (illustrated by Christy Hale)

The Cookie-Store Cat, Cynthia Rylant

The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories, Dr. Seuss

Sam & Dave Dig a Hole, Mac Barnett (illustrated by Jon Klassen)

Un Día de Nieve, Ezra Jack Keats (A Snowy Day)

The Sea-Thing Child, Russell Hoban (illustrated by Patrick Benson)