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Hannah Kent's Burial Rites at the Book Group & November Verse 14

Hannah Kent, Burial Rites (Picador 2013)

Before the meeting: This book is based on the real story of the last woman to be executed in Iceland, an event that happened in 1830.  1,008 more words


Lynn Davidson's terrific essay on Charlotte Wood's The Natural Way of Things

Have reposted this to due to my slumber morning brain where I mixed up our poet Lynns.

full essay available here at Text Vol 20 number 2… 329 more words

10 books on the International Dublin Literary Award longlist 2017

It’s that time of year again: the longlist for the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award, the world’s richest literary prize, has been announced.

There are 147 titles on the list — from all corners of the world — all of which have been nominated by librarians, making it a proper “readers’ prize”. 529 more words

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SELECTMEN NEWS: Library Selected To Host Mass. Memories Road Show In September 2017

WILMINGTON, MA — At last week’s Wilmington Board of Selectmen Meeting, Town Manager Jeff Hull announced that the Wilmington Memorial Library has been selected to host a Mass. 297 more words


The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood

I have so many feelings about this book. It was recommended to me by my friend Giselle and that alone has opened my eyes to how important it is to asks friends overseas for recommendations for local authors. 629 more words

Book Review

comfort for writers

If you haven’t yet read The Writer’s Room, a series of interviews with well-known Australian writers by Charlotte Wood, I can highly recommend it. I seem to be one of the last to the party here, as other writing friends have been reading these interviews in an e-magazine, and telling me how inspiring they are, for ages. 123 more words