Century Marks

A book a day: Beginning in October 2008 Nina Sankovitch read a book a day for an entire year. Her discipline was to read only books she hadn’t read before and only one book per author. Each morning she would post a review of the previous day’s book at her Web page (readallday.org). The project began as effort to cope with the death of her older sister. To maintain her pace, the former environmental lawyer, now a stay-at-home wife and mother of three, gave up gardening, clothes shopping and coffee klatches with friends (New York Times, October 12).


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