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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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Summer Reading Challenge 2015 – update 2

Read about the Summer Reading Challenge here. Roald Dahl, Danny Champion of the World (1975, Puffin Books 2013) I bought this on a long weekend in Rhyl (don’t ask); I was in the children’s section of W.H.Smith with my toddler, who chose … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge 2015 – update 1

Two thirds of the way through the Summer Reading Challenge and I’m halfway through the books. Less than halfway, if you include the three books I am supposed to choose from other people’s reading lists. Oh well. I’m enjoying it, and I’m … Continue reading

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