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A Year of Reading, Week 34/35

Books read (all or part of) this week:The Valley by John RenehanThe Sunlit Night by Rebecca DinersteinSigns Preceding the End of the World by Yuri HerreraChurch of Marvels by Leslie … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · 4 Comments

A Year of Reading, Week 33

Oh, a long week, friends, followed by another long week. So, even though I’m days late on Week 33’s post, I don’t feel like writing about all that action tonight. … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Year of Reading, Week 32

Books read (all or part of) this week:Soil by Jamie Kornegay The Sunlit Night by Rebecca DinersteinOrhan’s Inheritance by Aline OhanesianA Small Indiscretion by Jan EllisonThe Book of Speculation by … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

2014 Booker Longlist: Padded with Americana?

Let’s just get the opinion thing out right away: personally – and I say this as an American reader, really – I think opening up the Booker Prize to American … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · 4 Comments

A Year of Reading, Week 31

This was Anthony Doerr Week – all I read were things written by him.   This is just after Wednesday night’s event at Warwick’s – Tony Doerr (plaid shirt) and … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Year of Reading, Week 30

Books read (all or part of) this week:All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony DoerrBetween You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen by Mary NorrisEat My Heart Out … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Year of Reading, Week 28/29

Books read (all or part of) this week:The Travels of Daniel Ascher by Déborah Lévy-BertheratWolf Winter by Camilla EkbäckThe Lost Boys Symphony by Mark Andrew FergusonMort(e) by Robert RepinoAll the … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · Leave a comment