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Sisters Brothers in Arms

So, following on from having a book accepted last time out, one of this month’s choices was a book I had been bugging the organiser to pick for months. 786 more words

Book Club


Patrick deWitt’s follow up to the brilliant The Sisters Brothers is just as described by the publisher on my advanced reading copy, “incredible”. Continuing on with the subversiveness that made… 313 more words


Are you Anticipating?

I was slow to pick up Patrick deWitt’s award winning THE SISTERS BROTHERS, but loved it. Witt’s story was everything I thought as Western wouldn’t… 120 more words


Three Weird Westerns

I’ve read three weird westerns more-or-less consecutively in the past few weeks: The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King, The Half-made World by Felix Gilman and The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt. 1,147 more words


"It may call itself a town, but unless it's got a bookstore it knows it's not fooling a soul."

Felicitations, dear readers – and by readers I do mean bibliophiles everywhere.

My name is Matt and like my fellow blogsters (“blogsters”?), I work at York Explore Library and Archive. 448 more words

Please Don't Read Patrick deWitt's The Sisters Brothers

The esteemed Laura White of The Duck Store in Eugene, Oregon asked me to promote a book for Independent Bookstore Day. Now that’s tough. Asking an author to promote one book is like asking a CEO of a Fortune 500 Company which dollar is the favorite one he’s ever earned off the back-breaking labor of his minimum-wage employees. 609 more words