Jangma is tough on bibliophiles! Photo by Evelyn Chong from Pexels
Sorry for the long break everyone—the last few weeks have been busier than the rest of the semester combined. Also, typically, an intended quick translation intended for my female gazes series ended up ballooning into a massive project in its own right. But hopefully that post will finally be ready by sometime next week.
Until then, for your interest here’s all the books I’ve read so far this year, with my ratings. (Click on the thumbnails for their LibraryThing pages.) Alas, I don’t have time to write reviews, but I’d be happy to wax lyrical about any that you’re personally interested in. Please just let me know in the comments, or on Facebook or Twitter :)
I know—a measly 2.5 books a month is just shameful. But, in addition to spending more time on buying books than actually reading them, unfortunately I’ve also long been addicted to hoarding journal articles on my hard drive too. It’s a habit I picked up in the early-2000s, back when losing J-STOR access was a fate worse then death, and an article publicly available one week might be gone the next.
Once you reach the point that you have 50-100 articles on your desktops at any given moment though, and are too busy properly titling them and moving them to your various “Academic” folders to ever actually read any of them? Then it’s time to finally admit you have a problem.
From July then, I’ll be going cold turkey, only downloading articles on topics I’m actually working on.
Not going to lie though—it’s going to be tough! ;)
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