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Category: Book Stuff
I’ve been reading Browning, Keats and William Wordsworth…well, Natchez Burning, The Bone Tree and Mississippi Blood – again
I decided that as I had completed the Goodreads reading challenge (about the only thing I ever use Goodreads for (certainly not for recommendations or any of the groups, and the design! They really need to bring that into the 20th Century (yes, I said that deliberately)). Anyway, I decided that as I was on … Continue reading I’ve been reading Browning, Keats and William Wordsworth…well, Natchez Burning, The Bone Tree and Mississippi Blood – again
Review: Istanbul Passage – Joseph Kanon
The Tin Drum – one of my all-time favourite books of all-time. Now see the play!
Why The Tin Drum still divides audiences
Beowulf. Quite probably written down by just one person
The opening page of Beowulf "This is the first step in taking an old debate and refreshing it with some new methodology."Madison Krieger, a postdoc in evolutionary dynamics at Harvard University While looking for something else, I ran up against this article on Ars Technica. As several books I’ve read in the last couple of … Continue reading Beowulf. Quite probably written down by just one person
Britain AD: Romano-Saxon site found in eastern England
Evidence of early Saxon occupation mingled with the latest Roman remains
I'm not going to say which book, just that this article may, or may not, have a relevance to a review recently posted. We can talk about the coincidence involved in its popping up in my Reddit feed this morning, at another time. Here's the article.
This bookseller is giving books for free to children who bring him plastic and cans to recycle – CNN
A café owner is giving away books to children who bring him plastic bottles and cans to recycle — Read on edition-m.cnn.com/2019/02/15/europe/books-free-children-plastic-recycle-intl-scli/index.html
And the award goes to…
(books in 2018)
French booksellers are revolting!
Booksellers refuse to ‘jump into the wolf’s mouth’ and order Marco Koskas’ Renaudot-longlisted novel online