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WBC: Amy Bloom

yesterday afternoon (sunday 3rd), 2.06-2.59pm (repeated 9.06am wednesday and 12.06am thursday), on bbc world service radio
amy bloom (in the world book club series)

“Epic in scope, … 112 more words

Memorial Weekend

This weekend starts summer reading. For anyone who may have missed it I wrote about my summer reading choices in the last post.

Last weekend I mentioned that I was going to read… 205 more words


FR: Philip Roth dies

this evening (wednesday 23rd), 7.15-7.45pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) is entirely devoted to …

“The American writer Philip Roth, whose death at the age of 85 was announced today, is remembered by • Ian McEwan, • his biographer Claudia Roth Pierpont, and • American novelist Amy Bloom. 51 more words

What I'm Reading This Week

This week I’m getting back into reading roughly three books at a time. During the day I read a business book. For the past few years I’ve been reading business books in order to learn what I needed to know to run a non-profit arts organization. 426 more words


Review: White Houses by Amy Bloom

‘No love like old love.

     I’ve done the flowers as best I could. I got stock and snapdragons, pink roses and daffodils, from the Italian florist and I’ve put a vaseful in every room.

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Book Review

Day 1207: White Houses

Amy Bloom’s latest novel, White Houses, leads me to a topic that I’ve mentioned before. I think it is important, when writing fiction about real people, to keep their characters true to that of the original person. 207 more words


Jo’s Pick of the Week: White Houses by Amy Bloom

Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor are larger-than-life figures in American history. Franklin, the only American president elected three times, lead the country through the Great Depression and World War II, despite being crippled by polio. 368 more words

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