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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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    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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    Macbeth Character Analysis 2: Lady Macbeth
    Shakespeare first introduces Lady Macbeth in Act 1 Scene 5, in which she is shown reading a letter from her husband – a letter which tells of the witches and their mysterious prophecies. Lady Macbeth …
    By Amy Smith, 959 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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    'Bright Books! the Perspectives to Our Weak Sights'
    April is the kindest and cruelest month. Think of the births: George Herbert (April 3, 1593), Shakespeare (April 23, 1564), Henry Vaughan (April 17, 1621), Daniel Defoe (April 24, 1731), Edward Gibbon (April 27, 1737), …
    By Patrick Kurp, 533 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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    The Imagination Chamber, by Philip Pullman
    In addition to Philip Pullman's substantial fantasies, His Dark Materials (three volumes) and The Book of Dust (two volumes published, the third, at present, forthcoming), Pullman has published some short companion volumes to the series. …
    By Bibliopolitan, 244 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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    Crushing News, Optimism, and Books as Beach Glass: Q&A with Peg Alford Pursell
    On March 28, more than 300 small presses learned that their distributor, Small Press Distribution, had abruptly closed. The news left many small presses wondering: when, and how, will we get our books back? Will …
    By Leah De Forest, 1,212 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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    Taylor Swift and Totalitarianism
    The system is broken. The celebrity is brighter than the sun. Only she can decide when it is day. There’s a sentiment amongst Swifies that if you wrong Taylor Swift, you will fall. They call …
    By Sanjana, 6,448 words
  10. The Book Haven
    Cynthia L. Haven's blog for the written word. 🇺🇸 More info

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    “Turn down the lights!” Come join us for Tanizaki’s masterpiece, “In Praise of Shadows” on April 29!
    The eminent Japanese author Jun’ichirō Tanizaki has been called an “ecological prophet.” Please join us for a discussion of his 1933 classic In Praise of Shadows. It’s coming up fast! Another Look will discuss Tanizaki’s …
    By Cynthia Haven, 370 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 #374
    An end of week recap “A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.” – Charlotte Brontë (born 21st April 1816) This is a post in which I summarise books read, reviewed and currently on my TBR …
    By Paula Bardell-Hedley, 2,171 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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    “That Old Life of Ease”: Light Reading with Alexander Voloshin
    Cover of “Captain” Mayne Reid’s The Headless Horseman With the arrival of spring break, I’ve managed to find time for a little light reading—purely for the sake of entertainment, no edifying strings attached. This is …
    By bdralyuk, 760 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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    Goodness, How Sad! – Robert Morley
    Only one brief entry for me in this week’s 1937 Club: Goodness, How Sad! by Robert Morley. It’s described as “a comedy in three acts” and while it certainly has three acts, the comedic angle …
    By Claire (The Captive Reader), 577 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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    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
  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 Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side by Agatha Christie
    The Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side by Agatha Christie published 1962 A great favourite from the later Marple era: St Mary Mead has moved with the times, there is a new estate (the Development), …
    By Clothes In Books, 733 words
  17. Collected Essays of Craig Mod
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    [RIDGELINE] Smelting and Steel in Photographs
    Ridgeline subscribers! Last week I had a new piece for the New York Times go live: “A Japanese Village Wants Tourists to Come for Heat, Soot and Steel”. I took tons of photographs (also, this …
    By Craig Mod, 77 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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    Dante: Inferno to Paradise (PBS)
    Picture source Dante: Inferno to Paradise is a two-part, four-hour documentary film chronicling the life, work and legacy of the great 14th century Florentine poet, Dante Alighieri, and his epic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, one …
    By Dwight, 906 words
  19. David's Book World
    Adventures in reading. By David Hebblethwaite. 🇬🇧 More info

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    #InternationalBooker2024: the shadow panel’s shortlist
    Here goes, it’s time to reveal our shadow panel’s shortlist for the International Booker. This year, for the first time, we have a shortlist of only five: Not a River by Selva Almada, translated from …
    By David Hebblethwaite, 147 words
  20. The Dusty Bookcase
    A journey through Canada's forgotten, neglected and suppressed writing. By Brian Busby. 🇨🇦 More info

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    Morley Callaghan's Red Ryan Rocket
    More Joy in HeavenMorley CallaghanNew York: Random House, 1937278 pagesIt's been decades since Intro to CanLit II, my second introduction to Canadian literature. Like Intro to CanLit I, the course covered four works; all novels, …
    By Brian Busby, 782 words