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Carissa Green Reads

I read widely from many genres. Perhaps this blog will feature fewer ratings and reviews, but I certainly intend to write about my reading life - it's the subject I most find myself wanting to talk about.

Currently reading

The Selected Poems of Donald Hall
Donald Hall
The Gay Science: with a Prelude in Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs
Walter Kaufmann, Friedrich Nietzsche
A Kierkegaard Anthology
Robert W. Bretall
The Guns of August
Barbara W. Tuchman

Library Love: Unbroken, Part 4

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption - Laura Hillenbrand

To catch up on this saga: http://carissagreen50.booklikes.com/post/1079621/library-love-unbroken-part-3

 

So what was it like to read the large print edition? Well, the pages turned very fast, but certainly there were a lot of them. 

 

The weirdest thing was that interspersed all through the text were bold-faced words or phrases. There seemed to be no rhyme or reason to it.

 

It literally took me 2/3 of the book to realize what was going on: The book used no italic type; all of the bold-faced terms would have been italicized in a traditional presentation, for one reason or another (non-English terms, titles, emphasis, to name a few). 

 

Call me slow, but that's how it was reading in Carissaland.

 

-cg