Wednesday, January 20, 2016

WWW Wednesday: January 20

Each week, Sam over at Taking on a World of Words asks the following three questions: 
What are you currently reading? 
What did you recently finish reading? 
What do you think you’ll read next?

• What are you currently reading?
  • African American Literature 1930-1960: We don't actually have our first meeting until Monday, but since I know that Lorraine Hansberry's Raisin In The Sun is our first text for the semester, I'm reading/listening ahead (luckily for me, I still have Lorraine Hansberry's Audio Collection with me)
  • African American Literature 1960-1988: I'm reading handouts and starting on James Baldwin's Another Country.
  • The U.S. Since 1945: Chapter 1 of Steven M. Gillon's The American Paradox and handouts
  • The World Since 1945: Nothing's been assigned yet, but I have seven books to read plus a historiography to write, so I may just get started reading whatever gets delivered to me first until we get our reading schedule. 
Pleasure/Other Reads: 

I'm currently listening to Marilynne Robinson's Gilead (again) and reading journal and contest submissions.
• What did you recently finish reading?

I finished listening to Marilynne Robinson's Lila (again) and got through about 30 submissions. Not going to lie, most of my four day weekend was spent reacquainting myself with fanfiction. 

• What do you think you’ll read next?

  • African American Literature 1930-1960: Langston Hughes's Not Without Laughter
  • African American Literature 1960-1988: The Autobiography of Malcolm X
  • The U.S. Since 1945: Chapter 2 of Steven M. Gillon's The American Paradox
  • The World Since 1945: hoping to find out soon...
Pleasure/Other Reads: 

More submission readings (always submissions to read ;) ) as well as continuing to listen to Jan Karon's At Home In Mitford and reading Josh Kaufman's The Personal MBA: Master The Art of Business.

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  2. Good luck in your classes. I start back February 8th. Enjoy the break to read fanfiction, I missed that a lot during school. Happy reading and thanks for participating in WWW Wednesday!