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Little H Guest Post: Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

Penguin Classics, PB, £8.99

Little H Rating: *****

I’ll admit I’m a hijacker; Cat’s Little H (her best and only sister) come to steal some of the show. 704 more words

Book Reviews

Book #9 of the 2015 Reading Challenge – The Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan

Read a book by a female author.

Read a book a friend recommended.

When I was a student at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense City, I had an American literature professor, who used to keep track of his students’ yawning. 334 more words


Slow Craft

If you are here, it’s very likely because you like to make things. You know that the rewards of working with the hands are inestimable, and satisfying in a way that the other job – the desk job, the cubicle job, the production-line job, the housekeeping job – cannot quite match, critical though they may be for keeping the wolf from the door. 483 more words


Chelsea Clinton is releasing a Children's Book

by AJ Adejare


Chelsea Clinton just announced that she is creating a children’s book.  Scheduled for September 15, 2015, the book is called It’s Your World and Penguin Books will publish the book.   161 more words


Book Review -- The Autograph Man (2002) by Zadie Smith

[This is the seventh instalment in my No Man’s Land Reading Project, for which, in an effort to right a statistical imbalance, I’ll read only books by non-male authors for the duration of 2015. 806 more words


Landfill by Helen Gordon - Book Review

I read this book after doing a fabulous workshop with the author.  I know Landfill by Helen Gordon has received mixed reviews but I loved this book.   131 more words

To Love To Read

A Night of Infinities

Those lovely caring folk at Penguin Books recently emailed me and wanted me to pass on a very important message to all you John Green fans who love The Fault in Our Stars (it’s one of my faves too. 602 more words