Monthly Archives: December 2007

Happy holidays everyone!

Wishing you and yours a merry Christmas and happy New Year! Thanks to all of my fellow bloggers and readers — you have enriched my reading life immensely, and for that, I am grateful. Advertisements

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Books I’d give for the holidays

There are some terrific ideas listed in my previous post. (Add yours, if you haven’t already.) My short list is below, books I’d give for the holidays to: Fellow book bloggers (books that aren’t widely known but that I’ve really … Continue reading

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What books would you give for Christmas (or Hanukkah)?

Here are two holiday questions I hope you all will answer: 1. Which book(s) would you give for Christmas/Hanukkah?2. Which book(s) would you most like to receive for Christmas/Hanukkah? Maybe we can get a really nice list together!

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A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas

What a charming, delightful book. The language is beautiful, as one might expect from Dylan Thomas. Moreover, there is a melancholy sense of nostalgia to it, the feeling you get as an adult remembering your childhood days of innocence and … Continue reading

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The pleasure of pulp

Here’s an interesting article from Bookforum about the nigh-forgotten genre of pulp. (Plus, you gotta love the illustrations.) For example, did you know pulp fiction was written by men while almost all the classic English crime writers were middle-class women? … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

Oh, I haven’t posted much about books because I’m reading like a veritable demon! So, I thought I’d do a post about what I’m reading… Hunchback of Notre Dame, Victor Hugo. At the halfway mark. I loved it until Hugo … Continue reading

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A me-me-me meme

I was tagged by Hallie over at Belles and Whistles, so here we go… 5 things I was doing 10 years ago1. Working in another division of the company I now am at today!2. Probably dealing with my winter blues3. … Continue reading

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