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WRITING AT ITS BEST: The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014
Laura Furman, Editor
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2014.
416 pages, $18.95.

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014 showcases twenty stand-out stories that first appeared in prominent literary magazines. 620 more words


BOOK READS: Weekend List Update

I was not able to post a weekend book list last Friday due to heavy rains. But surprisingly, last weekend was my most productive weekend book reading so far. 114 more words

Bookish Thoughts And Challenges

The Curious Incident of the Dog In The Night-time

Mark Haddon’s book, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, has thrilled London’s West End for a while now. For months and months I’ve been told to go see the play. 298 more words


Day 384: Raffles and the Case of the Mysterious Sun Dials

A-Z of English Towns: U is for Uppingham


I’m retreating down a dark and tree lined driveway, choosing to believe that the voice is coming from the street in front of me and not the gateway behind. 1,665 more words

Book 28: the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, Sept 9

28. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, Mark Haddon (Sept 9)
I bought this book back in Germany, as it was laying on the ‘new releases’ table of the very tiny English section in my local bookstore for quite some time, and I figured it might be good. 248 more words


2014 Summer Reading List

I have read some great books this summer from a variety of different genres. Discovered some new authors. Met new characters from favorite authors. I hope you find something new to read from my list. 3,460 more words


The Book Bucket Challenge.

The challenge is to list ten books that have stayed with you for years / changed your perceptions / are simply great pieces of literature. 253 more words