Bookish Links — March 2016

In case you weren’t keeping up with Cathy and Niall’s “Reading Ireland Month,” you can find the list of all of those posts (including one by me) here. Here’s the story of how some medieval monks got rich by showing off “King Arthur’s tomb.” I’m sure by now, you’ve heard of David Crystal and hisContinue reading “Bookish Links — March 2016”

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Literary Rediscoveries of 2015

It’s not easy being a classic lit fan: besides having to deal with the rarity of some books, we also miss out on the elation other bookworms feel as they anticipate their favorite author’s next release. Since most of our favorite authors are dead (or just refuse to publish again for years), we’ll never getContinue reading “Literary Rediscoveries of 2015”

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Bookish Links — October 2015

So, I somehow forgot that yesterday was the last day of the month and did not put up my “Bookish Links” post on time. Better late than never, right? October 25 being the sixtieth anniversary of the publication of Ray Bradbury’s The October Country, The Paris Review ran this piece on the book and itsContinue reading “Bookish Links — October 2015”

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How G. K. Chesterton Changed My Mind about Detective Stories

I try to stay open to books in genres and styles that I don’t often read, but one genre that I routinely avoid is the mystery genre. Part of my problem with mystery stories is that they’re almost impossible to read more than once, and part of it is that very few of the mysteries IContinue reading “How G. K. Chesterton Changed My Mind about Detective Stories”

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Library Sale, Part II

I love book hauls, especially ones where I come away with eleven books, all in admirable condition, for a combined total of $13.00. God bless the Jefferson Parish Public Library. On to the list! 1: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote               I quite nearly had a heart attackContinue reading “Library Sale, Part II”

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