Tag Archives: Nina Sankovitch

January 29

Lettered Ladies Book Club: Tolstoy and the Purple Chair

Although I have yet to deliver an unqualified rave of a book in this blog (except for the occasional children’s book), I swear I’m not a book snob. To prove this, I will now make a confession that could forever destroy my credibility in certain circles: I enjoyed Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love. Though it’s been […]

January 13

Lettered Ladies Book Club: Tolstoy and the Purple Chair

I still can’t believe that Nina Sankovitch did what she did.  Reading a 250-300 page book every day — and then writing about it! — for an entire year seems frankly impossible to me.  Truly it does.  Lettered Lady Kate could totally do this.  She sacrifices no comprehension at all for her enviable speed, which […]

November 25

Lettered Ladies Book Club: Tolstoy and the Purple Chair

A few months ago – tanned and relaxed from our respective summers and giddy from the fun of our new blog – the Lettered Ladies decided to embark on an adventure together.  Though the six of us now live in five different states and see each other only rarely, we knew that we could be […]