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Classics Club: appendix

Isn’t it always the way; you come up with a reading list of 50-odd books, and then almost immediately someone posts a review of another book that makes you instantly want to read it. So, here I will be adding … Continue reading

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Classics Club

I recently came across the Classics Club via twitter. It was set up in 2012 to encourage “more people posting about classics literature in the blogosphere.” Classics are here loosely defined as books that are at least 25 years old; readers make … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge 2015 – final notes

I began the Summer Reading Challenge in June; it ended on the last day of August. I didn’t finish reading all the books I had chosen, but the only one that remains completely untouched is Charles Mackay’s Extraordinary Popular Delusions … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge 2015 update: Paterson and Wisteria

(Original Summer Reading Challenge details here) William Carlos Williams, Paterson, revised edition prepared by Christopher McGowan (New York: New Directions, 1995) Kwame Dawes, Wisteria: Twilight Poems from the Swamp Country (Los Angeles: Red Hen Press, 2006) Williams’ long poem (‘poem’ is … Continue reading

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