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Book of the Month - 'The Paying Guests' by Sarah Waters

Here it is…

For September we will be reading and discussing ‘The Paying Guests. It is the newly released 6th book by Welsh writer Sarah Waters, who is best known for her historical fiction with feminist and particularly lesbian themes. 117 more words

Books

September 'Book of the Month' & Online Book Club Launch

Goodness me! Is it that time already?!

It’s September 1st. That means that summer is almost pretty much basically over. It means we’re a step nearer to hysteric Christmas jumpers. 194 more words

Books

No lying for Alice's women

Swept away by the force of Alice Monro’s prose in Dear Life, I planned this year’s summer reading  around Lying Under the Apple Tree  461 more words
Alice Munro

Sharing the Love: Last Sunday of August (2014)

Today, while self was poking around in her closet, she came upon a binder where she lists all the literary magazines she’s submitted to, organized per year. 257 more words

Writing

Plaids, Tartans & Tweeds

My son, Kyle, is getting married in a few weeks. As a member of the Cowie family, he will be wearing a Fraser Ancient Hunting “Great Kilt”. 1,051 more words

Ancestry

STATION ELEVEN's humanity and sensitivity elevate post-apocalyptic premise to literary fiction

   

Station Eleven

By Emily St. John Mandel

Knopf, Sept. 9, 2014

$24.95, 352 pages

In this spellbinding novel of a post-apocalyptic world, St. John Mandel ponders whether art can save us — or at least help us to maintain our humanity long enough to start rebuilding our world. 831 more words

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