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Review: Awful Auntie by David Walliams

What’s not to love about a David Walliams book? Well… nothing. They’re great! They’re warm, funny and meaningful. They’re also brilliantly illustrated and they have appeal right across the 8-108 age range; they are not just restricted to kids! 564 more words

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Even Toni Morrison: On Writing and Rejection

I’d like to begin by sharing with you the belief that everyone gets rejected, all of the time.

Well, not everyone, but who hasn’t, at one time or another, in one realm or another, felt spurned? 420 more words

The Left Hand of Darkness

The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K LeGuin (1969)

Introduced by Karen Abada from Montclair, New Jersey, USA , a regular reader of A Book a Day in Hay… 684 more words

A Book A Day In Hay

Lisa Lucas Named Executive Director of National Book Foundation

article by Zon D’Amour via hellobeautiful.com

Avid reader and magazine publisher Lisa Lucas has been named the new Executive Director of the National Book Foundation… 220 more words


Close-reading the 2015 National Book Awards

Forecast: capricious poetry weather ahead.

Last year I tackled the National Book Award’s poetry long list in time for a new year’s post and learned a lot from the exercise. 1,087 more words