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62 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. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Still trying to fetch this feed, but last time we got ‘Too Many Requests’.

    Vincennes Contextless List of Books 2023
    Vincennes Review of Books 2023 is here!Key:* = Excellent, highly recommend~ = Actively bad, do not recommendFirst readsThe Book of Form & Emptiness–Ruth OzekiLove in Idleness–Charlotte Mendelson Straight Man–Richard Russo *The Complete Magazine Stories of …
    By Alex Mitchell, 266 words
  2. Amy Smith Literature
    Teaching and studying English Literature and Language at Key Stages 3, 4, and 5. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Jekyll and Hyde Character Analysis 4: Dr Lanyon
    Stevenson first introduces Dr Hastie Lanyon when Utterson goes to seek his help. Lanyon is described as a “hearty, healthy, dapper, red-faced gentleman… [with] a boisterous and decided manner”. Here, Stevenson is at pains to …
    By Amy Smith, 409 words
  3. Ana Ulin · Blog
    This is a grab bag of annotations accrued over the many years this site has existed. 🇺🇸 More info

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    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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  4. Anecdotal Evidence
    A blog about the intersection of books and life. By Patrick Kurt. 🇺🇸 More info

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    'It All But Lovely As Silence Is'
    Thanks to S.J. Perelman and his 1952 collection The Ill-Tempered Clavichord, I get confused with Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier (1722) and with that bone that runs from the sternum to the shoulder blade. You know, the …
    By Patrick Kurp, 232 words
  5. Awful Library Books
    Hoarding is not collection development. More info

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    Not Goodbye, but See Ya Later
    Hi everyone! You may have noticed that we’ve slowed down a bit on posting, approving comments, and, well, pretty much our whole end of the deal. We’d like to say we’re just too busy and …
    By Holly, 204 words
  6. The Bibliophilic Blogger
    "A precondition for reading good books is not reading bad ones: for life is short" - Schopenhauer. By Nicholas Murray. 🇬🇧 More info

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    New Poetry Collection
    My new poetry pamphlet from Melos Press, The Dictionary Speaks, is now out and can be ordered post-free via this link.From the publisher’s blurb:-NICHOLAS MURRAY’S many books include poetry, two novels, critically acclaimed biographies of …
    By Nicholas Murray, 190 words
  7. Bibliopolitan: Brief Notes on Books
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    Triggered Literature, by John Sutherland
    This is an odd book, covering some aspects of the cancellation and censorship that some would impose upon literature, of which trigger warnings (about potentially uncomfortable content) is amongst the worst. John Sutherland writes from …
    By Bibliopolitan, 134 words
  8. Bloom | "Late" According to Whom?
    Where you’ll encounter authors whose first books were published when they were 40 or older; who bloomed in their own good time. More info

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    Storytelling pines, grieving birds, and braided voices of the South: Q&A with Marjorie Hudson
    Valerie Nieman spoke with Marjorie Hudson about her debut novel Indigo Field. To understand Marjorie Hudson, you must walk with her—through the huge garden where she and husband Sam raise a lot of their food …
    By Leah De Forest, 2,164 words
  9. Blue Labyrinths
    An online magazine focusing on literature, philosophy, and a collection of interesting ideas. By Matt Bluemink, Jens Branum, Alba Noguera, et al. 🇬🇧 🇳🇱 More info

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    Music or Barbarism: Dos Atomos by Dos Monos
    On the 31st of May 2024, Dos Monos, the experimental hip-hop group formed by Zo Zhit, Taitan, and NGS, returns to the music of the past in order to plunder it. If the American theorist …
    By Alessandro Sbordoni, 805 words
  10. The Book Haven
    Cynthia L. Haven's blog for the written word. 🇺🇸 More info

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    On revising manuscripts: “Mistrust everything that is effortless!”
    Muriel Spark’s approach? Not for him. We’ve written about Trevor Cribben Merrill‘s novel Minor Indignities here. We’ve written about Trevor here and here and here). And we’ve also written about fascinating substack, Writing Fiction After …
    By Cynthia Haven, 439 words
  11. Book Jotter
    Reviews, news, features and all things books for passionate readers. By Paula Bardell-Hedley. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Winding Up the Week #380
    An end of week recap “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag Tomorrow I will be heading off to one of my favourite places, the Scilly Isles, for a much-needed …
    By Paula Bardell-Hedley, 1,947 words
  12. Books and Pictures
    recording reading and pictures. By Cassin. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Friend’s cat
    This is my friend’s lovely cat who died recently.
    By cassincork, 11 words
  13. Boris Dralyuk
    Essays, Translations, and Other Writings. 🇺🇸 More info

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    “For Helping a Passerby”: Vladislav Ellis’s Hungry Years
    I’ve let two months go by without sharing a single thing here, which is very much unlike me. And there have been things to share, like fresh translations of Vernon Duke in Arc and of …
    By bdralyuk, 542 words
  14. 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. 🇨🇦 More info

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    Library Loot: June 19 to 25
    Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Sharlene from Real Life Reading that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like …
    By Claire (The Captive Reader), 310 words
  15. Chapati Mystery
    a "quaint blog" established in April 2004. It focuses on histories and cultures of Hindustan. By sepoy. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Aniruddha Bose (1980-2024)
    Remembering Rahul: A tribute by Rohit Chopra Aniruddha Bose, Associate Professor of History at Saint Francis University, passed away on March 31, 2024 from brain cancer. Aniruddha was a remarkable person and brilliant scholar, soft-spoken …
    By {"display_name"=>"sepoy"}, 1,180 words
  16. Clothes In Books
    Description of clothes taken from a book, a picture suggested by (rather than illustrative of) the words, plus some observations. 🇬🇧 More info

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    The China Governess by Margery Allingham
    The China Governess by Margery Allingham published 1962 She looked cool in a grey tailored cotton dress with a terracotta scarf and shoes and her hair a black silk helmet. Vivat Vintage (tumblr.com) & Pierre …
    By Clothes In Books, 1,157 words
  17. Collected Essays of Craig Mod
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    [RIDGELINE] Slow Time and the Bali Walk and Talk
    Ridgeline subscribers — Time is yours, he said, and it was — time, ours, for the next week as we walked across Bali. Time and sweat, so much sweat. Leeches? They were ours, too, but …
    By Craig Mod, 140 words
  18. A Common Reader
    A way to sort through my thoughts about what I read and organize my notes. I hope it can provide readers a resource for classics, hard-to-find books, and non-fiction works. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Fool by Peter K. Andersson
    Fool: In Search of Henry VIII’s Closest Manby Peter K. AnderssonPrinceton University Press, 2023 The posthumous image of him has been entangled with the real individual, and no one has really fully tried to disentangle …
    By Dwight, 1,355 words
  19. David's Book World
    Adventures in reading. By David Hebblethwaite. 🇬🇧 More info

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    all this here, now by Anna Stern (tr. Damion Searls): a map of friendship
    It begins with a stark two-line paragraph: “ananke dies on a winter monday, in the afternoon, between four and five o’clock.” The ramifications of this event spiral out across the rest of the novel, in …
    By David Hebblethwaite, 391 words
  20. The Dusty Bookcase
    A journey through Canada's forgotten, neglected and suppressed writing. By Brian Busby. 🇨🇦 More info

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    A Nova Scotian Writes Ontario Gothic
    Morgan's CastleJan Hilliard [Hilda Kay Grant]New York: Abelard & Schulman, 1964188 pagesAn uncredited dust jacket of mysterious design, whatever does it mean? The rear image provides no clue.The covers of Jan Hilliard's other novels are …
    By Brian Busby, 1,033 words