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

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    'As a Whole It Is a Gallimaufry'
    “[O]ne is tempted—though it might be dangerous—to maintain that the best books in the world were written chiefly for pleasure and with an after-hope to please.” Things get sticky when you start plumbing a writer’s …
    By Patrick Kurp, 776 words
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Bibliopolitan: Brief Notes on Books
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    Possessions and Pursuits, by John Howard and Mark Valentine
    This is the third and final collection of stories, written by John Howard and Mark Valentine (separately, not in collaboration), influenced by the supernatural themes in the metaphysical thrillers of Charles Williams published in the …
    By Bibliopolitan, 148 words
  7. 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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    ‘I’m going to get this published and I’m not going to give up’: Bloom reports from AWP
    Bloom had the pleasure of attending “I Published My First Book After 50: A Reading and Conversation” at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference in Kansas City this month. Moderator Anne Elliott joined …
    By Leah De Forest, 2,969 words
  8. 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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    What Is Solarpunk?
    Green capitalism is the hottest new thing. A sunny valley with advanced technology, a robot farmer picking strawberries with grandpa and grandma, a floating vehicle in a lush and verdant natural landscape… This is the …
    By Alessandro Sbordoni, 1,381 words
  9. The Book Haven
    Cynthia L. Haven's blog for the written word. 🇺🇸 More info

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    “This book will change the way you see the world around you”: Zabolotsky’s “Columns”
    His poems took Leningrad by storm When Columns, a slim volume of poems written by an unknown young Russian poet named Nikolai Zabolotsky, appeared in 1929, it took the literary world of Leningrad [St. Petersburg] …
    By Cynthia Haven, 381 words
  10. 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 #366
    An end of week recap “Poor Wales. So far from Heaven, so close to England.” – Sharon Kay Penman This is a post in which I summarise books read, reviewed and currently on my TBR …
    By Paula Bardell-Hedley, 2,343 words
  11. 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
  12. Boris Dralyuk
    Essays, Translations, and Other Writings. 🇺🇸 More info

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    “That Age-Old Spirit Filled the Air”: Alexander Voloshin Conjures Up a Ukrainian Christmas
    “Koliada,” tapestry, by Olha Pilyuhina Just a few weeks ago I began a new semester at the University of Tulsa and also, with much excitement, kicked off my stint as a Tulsa Artist Fellow. I …
    By bdralyuk, 901 words
  13. 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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    A Couple of Duds
    I am generally fairly callous about abandoning books if I find them unimpressive but I had such high hopes for these two that I persevered until the very end, unwilling to abandon all hope. Sometimes …
    By Claire (The Captive Reader), 579 words
  14. 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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    XQs XXXII - A Conversation with Hafsa Kanjwal
    The XQs (Ten Questions) series is a conversation with the authors of new and exciting works in South Asian Studies, whose aim is not to “review” but to contextualize, historicize, and promote new scholarship. We …
    By {"display_name"=>"sepoy"}, 4,141 words
  15. 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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    Aylwin Out in the World - not completely forgotten
    Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Duntonagainpublished 1898 ‘Your [name] is most unusual. I suppose it came from Watts-Dunton’s novel of that name?’ ‘Yes.’ He was reminded of the lounge of his mother’s hotel and the odd selection …
    By Clothes In Books, 1,524 words
  16. Collected Essays of Craig Mod
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    [RODEN] The Beautiful Meat Grinder and Scarcity Brain
    Hello Roden Subscribers — Running a membership program feels like sticking your head in a meat grinder and hoping a rainbow comes out. It’s a slurry of vulnerability and hubris and insanity, and it’s also …
    By Craig Mod, 78 words
  17. 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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    Finally…my own site
    Well, that was a long silence, wasn’t it? I have moved my site over from Blogger. I took the first steps a couple of years ago but didn’t follow up on the maintenance/correction issues necessary …
    By Dwight, 786 words
  18. David's Book World
    Adventures in reading. By David Hebblethwaite. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Melville House ‘Futures’ blog tour: The Future of Songwriting by Kristin Hersh
    Today I’m taking part in a blog tour for the new ‘Futures’ series from Melville House – short books in which authors reflect and speculate on the possible future of their subject. The first four …
    By David Hebblethwaite, 289 words
  19. The Dusty Bookcase
    A journey through Canada's forgotten, neglected and suppressed writing. By Brian Busby. 🇨🇦 More info

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    Too Soon?
    Son of a Meech: The Best Brian Mulroney JokesMark Breslin, ed.Toronto: Ballantine, 1991113 pagesNews of Brian Mulroney's death last Thursday did not hit hard. I was no admirer. As a young man, I dismissed Mulroney …
    By Brian Busby, 1,141 words
  20. Electric Literature - Home
    Reading into everything. 🇺🇸 More info

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    A Culinary Visit to the Belly of the Country
    King of All Hogs by J G Lynas We’d been driving for two days, unsure where we were in this land of grass and hard dirt, the world made liminal by the blur of the …
    By J G Lynas, 5,039 words