Monthly Archives: November, 2013

Sunday Links, November 24, 2013

James McBride has won the National Book Award for his novel The Good Lord Bird. The Washington Post has published its list of the 10 best books of the year. Kirkus offers its list of the best books of the year. It’ll be time for the Tournament of Books soon. Any thoughts on what books […]

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Sunday Links, November 17, 2013

More year’s best lists are being published every day now, it seems. Romantic Times has published its list, with many categories that deal with tastes that range farther than you would expect. Amazon has a list of the best books for Kindle this year. Sparknotes suggest that there may be great fantasies you’ve missed. L. […]

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Sunday Links, November 10, 2013

The winners of the World Fantasy Awards have been announced. The winners of the British Fantasy Awards have been announced. The winners of the Gemmell Awards for fantasy have been announced. It’s already the time of year when “year’s best books” lists start getting published, with Publishers Weekly being the first out of the gate. […]

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Pocket Review: Instead of a Letter: A Memoir by Diana Athill

Instead of a Letter: A Memoir Diana Athill W.W. Norton & Company, 2010 Diana Athill grew up expecting to have a conventional life for a woman of her time: she’d get married, have children, and live happily ever after. That was how things worked when you were a woman born in England in 1917 to […]

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