Thursday March 10th, 2011

The Terrible Twos Start . . . Now

2yrsThe Second Pass turns two years old today. I want to thank everyone — as always — for visiting, reading, passing pieces along to friends, commenting, following the site on Twitter, and generally making things both fun and gratifying for me.

To help celebrate the anniversary, I asked some of my favorite women — contributors to and friends of the site — to recommend underappreciated books written by women. That feature was posted in the Backlist section today. It was inspired, in part, by the quickly famous statistics released by VIDA in February about the gender divide in literary culture. There will be more about that on the blog by week’s end.

In the meantime, thanks again for reading. If you’d like to support The Second Pass in other ways, buying things from Amazon by first clicking through links here means a small percentage of the purchase goes toward the site. Also, perhaps the anniversary is an appropriate time to alert some book-loving friends who might not know about the site.