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Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life: 09/24/06

Encyclopedia Ordinary Life

On days when I'm either ill or sleep deprived I enjoy books without a lot of prose. Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life is just such a book. It is an alphabetical list of thoughts and memories from the Amy Krause Rosenthal's life. Some are tied to significant events but most are just the odd-ball memories.

Here is my BookCrossing review:

Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life is an autobiography in alphabetical order and with illustrations. Amy Krause Rosenthal is six years older than I am so I found myself relating to many of her memories. My husband read some of the book too but found the entries "too ordinary" but it was exactly that ordinariness that so endeared me to the book and the author.

I rated the book a 10 out of 10. I'd like to have more to say about the book but I'm completely exhausted and at a lack of words right now due to sleep deprivation.

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