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5 BOOKS THAT ARE SURREAL/WEIRD, BUT YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY READ

As a literature student and a total book worm, I have come across many books that I adore, and some of them have extremely unusual story lines. 899 more words

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Jim's Lion by Russell Hoban - A Review

Jim’s Lion by Russell Hoban is a strange and powerful story. Originally published in 2001 with illustrations by Ian Andrew, it has been re-released this year with illustrations by Alexis Deacon, who also illustrated Hoban’s last children’s story: … 477 more words

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A Reading Resolution

Were it not for my fellow bloggers, I would not be the least tempted to break out of the reading rut in which I’ve been happily ensconced. 918 more words

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This is my daughter’s favorite author! She loves Frances the badger!

What I am 
is tired of jam. 

Russell Hoban

Russell Hoban (born February 4, 1925) created the most beloved badger in children’s literature when he wrote Bread and Jam for Frances.

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SA4QE 2015

Happy birthday to Russell Hoban, wherever he may be in the luminiferous ether. So we remember him every year: and odd writer with unusually attached fans. 66 more words

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Happy SA4QE!

Today would have been the 90th birthday of author Russell Hoban, who died in 2011. I discovered Russell Hoban in 2002, in a bookshop in Charing Cross Road. 334 more words

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Her Name Was Lola

Hoban, Russell. Her Name Was Lola. New York: Arcade Publishing, 2003.

The first thing one needs to know about Her Name Was Lola is that it’s a short book with even shorter chapters. 362 more words

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