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57 blogs about Books and literature. Page 2 of 3.

  1. Eric Idle Blog

    Current Reading
    Regeneration Pat Barker 1917 Siegfried Sassoon at Craiglockhart. What to do with one of theirs who protests the war. With Wilfred Owen. The Eye in the Door Pat Barker The next in the series. I …
    By Eric Idle, 1,541 words

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  2. A Garden Kept in a Pocket
    “Read any good books lately?” 🇺🇸

    2023-05-29 00:07
    The White Castle by Orhan Pamuk, 1990 An Italian traveling to Naples has his ship commandeered by an Ottoman fleet and is taken as a slave. Incidental medical knowledge and some simply treated injuries lets …
    By A Garden Kept in a Pocket, 220 words

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  3. Goethe Etc.
    “Mostly about Goethe and the 18th century.” By Goethe Girl. 🇺🇸

    Goethe and the oral tradition of literature
    Brad Pitt as AchillesIn the previous post, concerning the pastoral genre, I sought to convey how much Goethe drew on traditional poetic genres in his poetry and dramas, but which he "modified" in such a …
    By Goethe Girl, 582 words

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  4. The Indie Bob Spot
    “The initial purpose of this blog is to share observations about independent bookstores and support them.” 🇺🇸

    Tsunami Books - Eugene, OR
    Tsunami Books, Eugene, OR(Like The Indie Bob Spot on Facebook and follow The Indie Bob Spot on Twitter)What are the chances? I can travel far and wide and still I can stumble onto such coincidental …
    By Bob, 914 words

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  5. in lieu of a field guide
    By Rise.

    But for the lovers of books
    "The danger of making a list," said Borges, "is that the omissions stand out and that people think of you as being insensitive." For every list of best books, a counter-list could be countered. To …
    By Rise, 72 words

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  6. joe moran's words
    “on the everyday, the banal and other important matters.” 🇬🇧

    Academic tribes
    I wrote this for Times Higher Education a couple of weeks ago: The people who work in universities are made up of two tribes: tragedians and comedians. These tribes view each other with bewilderment across …
    By mccjmora, 1,816 words

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  7. 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.” 🇬🇧

    Fragrant in the mellow year
    O much I love thee autumn sereWhen fragrant in the mellow yearWhile dropping leaves & blossoms deadMakes pillows for thy sunny bedWhile faint short wirlwinds puffing byeBreaths thy latest symphony& much I love thy checkerd …
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  8. Kapowski Reads
    “I’m here to talk about books. Books I’ve read. Books I’ve loved. Books I’ve loathed.” By Caley Kapowski. 🇬🇧

    The Pumpkin Spice Cafe
    When Jeanie’s aunt gifts her the beloved Pumpkin Spice Café in the small town of Dream Harbor, Jeanie jumps at the chance for a fresh start away from her very dull desk job. Logan is …
    By Caley Kapowski, 481 words

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  9. largehearted boy
    “a literature and music website that explores that spot in the venn diagram where the two arts overlap.” By David Gutowski. 🇺🇸

    Jimin Han’s playlist for her novel “The Apology”
    In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. …
    By largeheartedboy, 1,697 words

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  10. Laudator Temporis Acti
    “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.

    Nicolás Gómez Dávila (1913-1994), Sucesivos Escolios a un Texto Implicito (Bogotá: Villegas Editores, 2005), p. 75 (my translation): Modern society surpasses past societies in only two respects: vulgarity and technology. La sociedad moderna no aventaja …
    By Michael Gilleland, 48 words

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  11. Lesser-Known Writers
    “Entries on Interesting Obscure and Lesser-Known Writers, Artists, Literary Folk, etc., I've Happened to Encounter.” By Douglas A. Anderson. 🇺🇸

    Notes: Barry Hughart
    Barry Hughart (his surname is pronounced hew-gert) died in 2019 at the age of 85. His career as a writer of fantasy was short-lived, but his work was acclaimed. His first novel, Bridge of Birds: …
    By Douglas A. Anderson, 74 words

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    “putting the rarin back in librarian since 1999.” By Jessamyn West. 🇺🇸

    Ask A Librarian: Dealing with haters?
    A friend writes in: What are you doing about the idiotic book bannings and attacks on Librarians and what can I do to help? It’s a mess and part of the mess is that it’s …
    By jessamyn, 644 words

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  13. Literary Britain – Blog
    “Travels through the literary landscape: a guide to places of literary interest in the British Isles and beyond.” 🇬🇧

    The Beatles
    I was late. The minibus was already at the stop. I did something I very rarely do and broke into a run. I was the last one there. I was shown into a minibus that, …
    By Literary Britain, 1,554 words

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  14. the Literary Saloon at the complete review
    “a literary weblog.” 🇺🇸

    The books of my life: Jo Nesbø
    The Guardian's 'The books of my life'-series has Jo Nesbø: ‘Tom Sawyer was my first murder mystery’. (His The Night House is just about out in English.)
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  15. McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
    “Daily hummer almost every day since 1998.” 🇺🇸

    I’m Your Three-Year-Old Interior Designer and This Is Your New Home Makeover
    So, what do you think? Never in your wildest dreams, right? It’s hard to know where to begin, because the house is almost unrecognizable, but let me show you around. You won’t believe what I’ve …
    By Joe Petro, 854 words

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  16. The Millions - Essays Archives
    “An online magazine offering coverage on books, arts, and culture.” 🇺🇸

    The Generative Joys of Bookbinding
    I was on the roof of my Brooklyn apartment building, in the dark, beating boiled daffodils with a rolling pin, when I had to admit that my path might be a creative, not an academic, …
    By Jennifer Savran Kelly, 1,242 words

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  17. minor literature[s] – stuttering culture[s]
    “stuttering culture[s].”

    Fob — Joshua Rothes
    “So crawls a toad on his belly into a bed of flowers.” —Jean Paul, tr. Charles T. Brooks Under the deepening brume of a once-splendid drunkenness, I sit under fluttering neon. Neon blushes, they say, …
    By @MinorLits, 1,565 words

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  18. The Neglected Books Page
    “Where forgotten books are remembered.” By Brad Bigelow. 🇺🇸

    Star Turn, by René Clair (1926/1936)
    Madeleine Rodrigue and Henri Rollan on the Eiffel Tower in Paris Qui Dort. There are few lovelier works of French surrealism than René Clair’s short 1924 film, Paris Qui Dort, usually translated inelegantly into English …
    By editor, 1,211 words

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  19. New Critique
    “A journal of critical and creative writing.” By Josh Mcloughlin, James Mcloughlin, Daunish Negargar, et al. 🇬🇧

    [Poetry] — Kenn Taylor
    "It must have been made worse though,/having to fight your way through/those corridors clogged with/bullshitters and grifters/with the same depth as the mirror pools/outside their private schools."
    By New Critique, 31 words

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  20. Peter Harrington Journal
    “Where rare books live.” 🇬🇧

    Callum Hill
    The latest in our The Booksellers series, our cataloguer Callum Hill shares his journey into the rare book world, his interest in modern literature, and some of his favourite experiences working at Peter Harrington Rare …
    By mark, 1,086 words

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