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Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado (Review)

⭐ ⭐ (2.5 Stars)

I had high expectations for Her Body and Other Parties based on the blurb and reviews I’d seen floating around the internet. 238 more words


Unmissable Weekly: October 8, 2017

Bookish and Awesome’s weekly round-up of buzz-worthy news, lists, and/or think pieces from around the bookternet in bite size. Click on the links to be directed to the full articles. 343 more words

Unmissable Weekly

NBA finalists

NBA…that’s National Book Awards, right? You knew that, yeah? The National Book Foundation has announced finalists for this year’s awards in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and young people’s literature. 148 more words


Excerpts from the 2017 National Book Award Finalists in Poetry


Frank Bidart – Old and Young

If you have looked at someone in
a mirror
looking at you in the mirror

your eyes meeting… 455 more words

Jesmyn Ward and Masha Gessen Among 2017 National Book Awards Finalists

David Grann, Min Jin Lee and Layli Long Soldier are also among the 20 finalists across four categories.

Published: October 4, 2017 at 05:30AM

Books By ALEXANDRA ALTER… 65 more words


Awards Update

NEWS ITEM:  All five of the National Book Foundation’s “Five Under 35” awards this year are given to women writers. See this.
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Dailies 9/20/17: the weirdness of getting old, the sin of pride, Sirens, singing to babies, getting ready for a job interview

Meghan O’Rourke  – At Père Lachaise


It wasn’t always going to be like this.
You were going to read books and grow up
and understand more. 222 more words