Archive for August, 2010

Five Swell Comic Novels You Might Not Know

You only have one last weekend of beach reading. Better make it funny. ReadThis asked Larry Doyle, author of Go, Mutants!, (which the San Francisco Chronicle deemed “one of the funniest books of the summer”), to give us his picks. Leaving aside the classics of Mark Twain, Nathanael West, Evelyn Waugh, Terry Southern, et al., […]

Where Should ReadThis Help Next? Help Plan the Next Six Months

ReadThis will be having a board meeting toward the end of September to plan the next six months of activities. If you know of a school, workplace, hospital, military base, literacy organization, library or any other facility that needs our help getting books, PLEASE EMAIL US AT¬†READTHISORG@GMAIL.COM BY SEPTEMBER 15TH to let us know. The […]

Post-Katrina School Gets Its Library

A few weeks ago, the hard work of a large team of ReadThis members culminated in our hitting our target of 1400 books for the Andrew Jackson Middle School in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. All of the school buildings in the district had been destroyed by Katrina and AJMS was one of the last readied […]