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A Life in Books - In Conversation with Marjory Marshall of The Bookmark Bookshop

A Life in Books….an occasional series of chats with people from the world of books

In Conversation with Marjory Marshall, of The Bookmark Bookshop, Grantown on Spey… 1,156 more words

A Life In Books

A Life in Books: La Belle Sauvage

Welcome to a new category on this blog, “A Life in Books.” This is a catch-all for posts that aren’t reviews, or round-ups. They’re just about my life…  in books. 368 more words

Genre: Fantasy

Jacob's room is full of books by Susan Hill

Jacob’s room is full of books ( a year of reading) by Susan Hill

Lit memoir

Source – personnel copy

I think I saw a picture of this book on facebook a few weeks ago and was reminded how much I had loved her first Lit memoir Howard’s end is on the landing. 627 more words


Nobel lit 2017 Kazuo Ishiguro

Well we have just seen the winner announced live a true shock . The winner is Kazuo Ishiguro. I haven’t  on the blog here is a review and this is a shock. 41 more words


International translation day 2018

Saint Jerome is the patron saint of translation and it is the day we celebrate translation on international translation day. Well, maybe a look back over the eight years of this blog 750 books 90% in translation.  175 more words


Two new shorts and a german seagulls

I’m off for a night out later so not time to do a review. So I have chosen to show a few recent arrivals at Winstons towers. 344 more words


Nobel lit 2017 who will follow Dylan

Well it is fast approaching the time of year when the betting for the Nobel literature prize opens

Ive look at odd checker and here are the top ten runners- 235 more words