RIP Ursula Le Guin

I remember the first time I picked up a book by Ursula Le Guin, and all the many pages that passed through my fingers...

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If you had to memorize a book, which would it be?

In Fahrenheit 451, Montag famously joins a community of outsiders who have each committed one book to memory. The author of that famously banned...

Sealed With a Kiss

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An end or beginning…

There's news that Tanith Lee has passed. Like so many, I've been browsing through the tributes, remembering the writer I thought I knew --...
Kinsella - Field of Dreams

The Passing of ‘The Field of Dreams’ Author WP Kinsella

Although he wrote more than 30 books (fiction, nonfiction and poetry), we probably remember WP Kinsella best for Shoeless Joe, the book that inspired...
Escape to Ash Island

Dystopian ‘Escape to Ash Island’

Yes, you'll be drawn into the exploits of Cash in Escape to Ash Island, by J.H. Lucas. His journey features a burning house, abandonment...

Something About Sam – ‘The Wolf and the Rain’

Dystopian, apocalyptic novel... that alone is enough for at least a cursory read of The Wolf and the Rain. There were moments of brief...
The Little Moose Who Couldn't Sleep

Little Moose Who Couldn’t Go To Sleep – A Fractured Fairy Tale by Willy...

We'd never read a book about Maynard Moose before, nor had we yet discovered Willy Claflin (the author of this curious little children's book)....

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Princess Diana

Why Prince Charles?

By now, you've probably seen that there's a new tell-all bestseller just released about Prince Charles and our ever-beloved Princess Diana, entitled Prince Charles:...
It's all about the web

It’s All the Web – Book Memory

Books have always been an important part of my life, so for the 31 days of October, I'll be writing about some of the...
African Dawn - Cry the Beloved Country

‘Cry the Beloved Country’ – Review

Cry the Beloved Country, by Alan Paton, was further catapulted to bestseller status, when it was named a pick in Oprah's Book Club. But,...

Banned Books

To Pay or Not? Appeal for Fair Use and Books

The case has been hotly debated, in and out of the courtroom. Is it "legal" for Google to scan in all those books, and...
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