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36 blogs about Books and literature.

  1. Alex Mitchell – Medium
    “Collected the Complete Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Edits the Feminist Friday newsletter. Also I’m a data analyst.” 🇬🇧
    Interview with Wioletta Hass-Lipinska, headteacher and activist
    Wioletta Hass-Lipinska is a community activist, working with a network of Polish and Scottish organisations to collect and ship supplies for Ukrainian refugees in Poland.Wioletta! It’s so good to be talking to you — please …
    By Alex Mitchell, 788 words

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  2. Ana Ulin · Blog
    “This is a grab bag of annotations accrued over the many years this site has existed.” 🇺🇸
    Book Notes: Light From Uncommon Stars
    Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki Read Apr 4, 2022 - Apr 10, 2022 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This is a lovely book, filled with lovable characters and feeling. It is a novel about food, music, and …
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  3. The Bibliophilic Blogger
    “"A precondition for reading good books is not reading bad ones: for life is short" - Schopenhauer.” By Nicholas Murray. 🇬🇧
    The Prime Minister Regrets by Nicholas Murray
    By Nicholas Murray, 7 words

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  4. Bibliopolitan: Brief Notes on Books
    Babel by R.F. Kuang
    Babel is an intriguing novel, set in an alternate Oxford of the 1830s, where there is a titular tower housing students who study languages, primarily for the magical manipulation of silver, upon which much of …
    By Bibliopolitan, 178 words

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  5. Blue Labyrinths
    “An online magazine focusing on literature, philosophy, and a collection of interesting ideas.” By Matt Bluemink, Jens Branum, Alba Noguera, et al. 🇬🇧 🇳🇱
    Borges on Universalism and Nationalism
    Borges the Argentine No one is the homeland—it is all of us. May that clear, mysterious fire burn Without ceasing, in my breast and yours. —“Ode Written in 1966″, Jorge Luis Borges (SP, 237) The …
    By Matt Bluemink, 4,013 words

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  6. Book Jotter
    “Reviews, news, features and all things books for passionate readers.” By Paula Bardell-Hedley. 🇬🇧
    Winding Up the Week #311
    An end of week recap “Joy and sorrow in this world pass into each other, mingling their forms and their murmurs in the twilight of life as mysterious as an overshadowed ocean, while the dazzling …
    By Paula Bardell-Hedley, 1,710 words

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  7. Book Snob
    The leaves have turned, the nights have drawn in. The air smells different; peaty and smoky, suffused with the slight mustiness of mouldering leaves. Already I find myself wanting to hibernate; I’d rather be burrowed …
    By Book Snob, 1,358 words

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  8. Boris Dralyuk NEW
    “Essays, Translations, and Other Writings.” 🇺🇸
    “Good-bye, Dear Europe”: Vladimir Nabokov and Alexander Voloshin Say “Prash-chai”
    Alexander Voloshin in The World and the Flesh (1932),playing a peasant breaking into a ritzy restaurantduring the Russian Revolution. In 1941, a year after he and his family escaped Europe by the skin of their …
    By bdralyuk, 700 words

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  9. The Captive Reader
    “20th Century middlebrow fiction, domestic Victorian novels, volumes of correspondence, gossipy diaries, books about European history, and almost anything having to do with Jane Austen.” By Claire. 🇨🇦
    Desire – Una L. Silberrad
    When I had Covid earlier this year, I went down hard. Racked with a cough that settled in my lungs, scarily familiar to the pneumonia I had some years ago (when my brother lovingly described …
    By Claire (The Captive Reader), 844 words

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  10. Clothes In Books
    “Description of clothes taken from a book, a picture suggested by (rather than illustrative of) the words, plus some observations.” 🇬🇧
    Christmas Books: Yule Log & Family Xmas
    Christmas Book Scenes are back! During December I like to post entries which are more Christmas in Books than Clothes in Books, and kind readers say it puts them in a seasonal mood.If you have …
    By Clothes In Books, 486 words

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  11. Collected Essays of Craig Mod
    [RODEN] Afro-Cuban Kissa by Kissa
    Roden-subbers world wide — It is I, Craig Mod, and this is Roden, and I’m partially here to sell you something and partially here to offer up a little essay on drumming. First the selling: …
    By Craig Mod, 89 words

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  12. The Dusty Bookcase
    “A journey through Canada's forgotten, neglected and suppressed writing.” By Brian Busby. 🇨🇦
    Best Books of 1922: Amidst a Flood of Mediocrity
    Published one hundred years ago today, the 1922 Globe round-up of the year's noteworthy books doesn't display much by way of enthusiasm. The three pages – previous years had five – begin with a reference …
    By Brian Busby, 890 words

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  13. Electric Literature - Home NEW
    “Reading into everything.” 🇺🇸
    7 Books About Life in Queens by Writers of Color
    The thing about being from Queens is that when you leave Queens you realize there’s no other place in the world like it. It lives in your imagination like a wild-flower-weed, its roots deep in …
    By Bushra Rehman, 1,110 words

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  14. joe moran's words
    “on the everyday, the banal and other important matters.” 🇬🇧
    The plight of the humanities
    I wrote this piece for Times Higher Education earlier this month: In Samira Makhmalbaf’s film Blackboards (2000), a group of men trek through the mountainous regions of Iranian Kurdistan, stooped under the huge blackboards strapped …
    By mccjmora, 2,253 words

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  15. John Clare Weblog
    “From Helpston in rural Northamptonshire, John Clare was born in 1793. He is now regarded as the most important poet of the natural world from Britain.” 🇬🇧
    A reflection in Autumn
    Now Autumn's come, adieu the pleasing greens, The charming landscape, and the flow'ry plain ! All have deserted from these motley scenes, With blighted yellow ting'd, and russet stain. Though desolation seems to triumph here. …
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  16. largehearted boy
    “a literature and music website that explores that spot in the venn diagram where the two arts overlap.” By David Gutowski. 🇺🇸
    Shorties (A Conversation Between Stephanie Feldman & Rachel Harrison, The Quietus's Top Albums of 2022, and more)
    LitReactor shared a conversation between authors Stephanie Feldman and Rachel Harrison. The Quietus, Gorilla Vs. Bear, and Tegan & Sara listed its top albums of the year. 41 year-end lists were added to the Largehearted …
    By david, 328 words

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  17. Laudator Temporis Acti NEW
    “A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites, a florilegium of elegant extracts….” By Michael Gilleland.
    Not for Myself Alone
    Rhetorica ad Herennium 4.43.55 (tr. Harry Caplan, with his note): The wise man will think that for the common weal he ought to undergo every peril. Often he will say to himself: 'Not for self …
    By Michael Gilleland, 285 words

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  18. Lesser-Known Writers
    “Entries on Interesting Obscure and Lesser-Known Writers, Artists, Literary Folk, etc., I've Happened to Encounter.” By Douglas A. Anderson. 🇺🇸
    Alice Conger
    Alice Conger (b. Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, 19 May 1908; d. Sauk City, Wisconsin, 6 November 1983)A 1958 Bowling Team photoAlice Josephine Conger was a school classmate of August Derleth. Both graduated from the Prairie …
    By Douglas A. Anderson, 70 words

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  19. NEW
    “putting the rarin back in librarian since 1999.” By Jessamyn West. 🇺🇸
    Ask A Librarian: Getting News to Our Patrons
    From our local librarian mailing list: Is it possible for library patrons to have free access to newspapers like The New York Times, The Washington Post, and those other big, famous ones? Or even little, …
    By jessamyn, 531 words

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  20. McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
    “Daily hummer almost every day since 1998.” 🇺🇸
    Are You Decorating for the Holidays with Children, or Playing the Lead in a Heist Movie?
    1. After last year’s big job, you swore you were done. You were hanging it all up and storing that stuff in a closet. Nothing flashy for you. Not anymore. 2. And yet here you …
    By Audrey Burges, 726 words

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