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Judging A Book By Its Cover: Pride and Prejudice (IV)

This is my weekly post where I choose to appreciate a book for its cover art or overall design – to me, a well designed book is like a piece of art. 334 more words

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My First Wife by Jakob Wassermann (tr. by Michael Hofmann)

With Caroline and Lizzy’s German Literature Month in full swing, I’ve been searching my shelves for suitable books, and this one caught my eye. First published in 1934 and freshly translated in 2012 by Michael Hofmann, … 1,371 more words

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Penguin Turns 40 at IFOA

On October 28th, 2014, Penguin Canada celebrated its fortieth anniversary as part of the Harbourfront Centre’s International Festival of Authors (IFOA). To commemorate the event, four authors joined a round table discussion to discuss the transformative power of literature and Penguin books, specifically. 556 more words

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Busting to Buy {2}

Busting to Buy is a sporadic feature of mine, looking at all the bookish and other things I’d love to buy.  One thing I love about books and entertainment in general is all the extra stuff that goes with it.  254 more words

Anna And The French Kiss

Story Review: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, by Washington Irving

I’m a huge fan of the show Sleepy Hollow, but for me,  the true Sleepy Hollow will always be the version told to me by my Dad, and the Disney version, which scared me so badly that to this day I would not ride a horse through the woods at night for any amount of money (not that anyone’s made an offer). 797 more words

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A beautiful new paperback edition of Dubliners

The release date on BookDepository says August 2014, but I’m just seeing this now – a beautiful new paperback centennial edition of James Joyce’s Dubliners… 127 more words

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Judging A Book By Its Cover: Wuthering Heights

This is my weekly post where I choose to appreciate a book for its cover art or overall design – to me, a well designed book is like a piece of art. 184 more words

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