I said I would try not to buy as many new books this year, but we all knew that wouldn’t last. I’ve tried to at least make a push to read the books I buy right away so they don’t sit around for months or years on the shelf unread… great idea, hey? 119 more words
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If you haven’t yet read Patrick DeWitt’s marvelous The Sisters Brothers, you have until September to get on that, because the Oregon based writer has a new novel, and some exciting new cover art, coming our way. 123 more words
Darkly comic, set in the Californian Gold Rush-era, The Sisters Brothers is a grippingly original tale of death, mayhem and redemption.
Yet, with the announcement of the inclusion of Patrick deWitt’s sophomore novel in the shortlist for the 2011 Man Booker Prize, many a critic’s eyebrow was raised. 432 more words