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LitHub: 50 Very Bad Book Covers for Literary Classics

Source: lithub.com/50-very-bad-book-covers-for-literary-classics/ When a book passes into the public domain, it means not only that it’s available for adapting and remixing, but for reprinting and reselling with a brand new cover. Some of these covers are … pretty bad. Which, obviously, makes them very fun to look at. [Continue] ________________________________________ Here are some of my personal favorites from the […]

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An Alphabet of My Likes and Dislikes: “O”

This is a post belonging to a new blogging project — the title is pretty much self-explanatory, I think; the project’s introductory post can be found HERE.  Credit for the idea: BeetleyPete. As always, the only thing linking the two items mentioned in this post in my mind is that they both start with the […]

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LitHub: The Award-Winning Novels of 2020

Source: The Award-Winning Novels of 2020   The Award-Winning Novels of 2020 The Books That Took Home This Year’s Biggest Literary Prizes By Book MarksDecember 17, 2020____________________   Spare a thought for the class of 2020. With most of the year’s awards ceremonies being cancelled or moving online, there were very few red carpets, banquet rooms, or […]

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The History Blog: Merovingian-era settlement excavated in France

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020; 10:54 PM Archaeologists have unearthed a full Merovingian settlement complete with church and burial ground in Pontarlier, eastern France. Grave goods including weapons and jewelry indicate the settlement was a prosperous one, not a sleepy pastoral village. It was strategically located near the village of Pontarlier, formerly the ancient waystation of […]

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Louise Glück: where to start with an extraordinary Nobel winner

Louise Glück: where to start with an extraordinary Nobel winner https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/oct/08/louise-gluck-where-to-start-with-an-extraordinary-nobel-winner — Weiterlesen www.theguardian.com/books/2020/oct/08/louise-gluck-where-to-start-with-an-extraordinary-nobel-winner

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“I feel like a tracker in the forest following a scent.” Louise Glück on how she writes.

“I feel like a tracker in the forest following a scent.” Louise Glück on how she writes. “I feel like a tracker in the forest following a scent.” Louise Glück on how she writes. — Read more at lithub.com/i-feel-like-a-tracker-in-the-forest-following-a-scent-louise-gluck-on-how-she-writes/

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LitHub: Here are the most challenged books from the last decade.

Source: https://lithub.com/here-are-the-most-challenged-books-from-the-last-decade/     By Corinne Segal September 28, 2020, 12:09pm The results are in, and the list of most challenged books from the last decade is a mix of American classics, LGBTQ-themed books, and stories about female agency and empowerment. In other words, all the books that we should be reading all the time. Kicking off […]

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54 dies | Cornell Chronicle

<Provided Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54 gives remarks in 2007 during the unveiling of a plaque announcing Cornell Law School’s role in establishing the Center for Documentation on American Law at the Cour de Cassation in Paris.   By Blaine Friedlander  | September 18, 2020 Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54, whose legal career in the fight for […]

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$3.2 million worth of rare stolen books have been found under a house in rural Romania.

When a group of thieves stole $3.2 million worth of rare books from a London warehouse in 2017, including seminal scientific texts by Isaac Newton … $3.2 million worth of rare stolen books have been found under a house in rural Romania.

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Game of Thrones, Avengers Star Diana Rigg Dies at 82

(LONDON) — Diana Rigg, a commanding British actress whose career stretched from iconic 1960s spy series The Avengers to fantasy juggernaut Game of … Game of Thrones, Avengers Star Diana Rigg Dies at 82   R.I.P. What a loss, not just to the world of the performing arts.

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LitHub: A NEW EDITION OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE REPRODUCES THE CHARACTERS’ LETTERS TO EACH OTHER

Reblogged from: LitHub Source: lithub.com/a-new-voyeuristic-edition-of-pride-and-prejudice-reproduces-the-characters-letters-to-each-other/   A new edition of Pride and Prejudice reproduces the characters’ letters to each other. By Corinne Segal September 2, 2020, 3:45pm In a Jane Austen novel, the drama—confessions of love, pleas for help, realizations that your cousin is a jackass—is all in the letters. So it feels particularly fitting that Chronicle Books is […]

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Brontë Parsonage Museum Fund Raising Appeal

From Mike Finn — Please read!

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Low-Key Booklikes-opoly in June & July

Reblogged from: Moonlight Reader   I was looking back over last year’s Booklikes-opoly game on the Bingo group and I’m struck at how nostalgic the travel theme feels, from just a year ago. Which made me realize that I’m looking down the barrel of a long, hot summer with nothing but armchair travel to sustain […]

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Good news

Reblogged from: Lillelara So far Booklikes has run very fast for me today, which made me suspicious. So I tried to check up on the domain and due to certain circumstances, I ended up on another page than the one Themis-Athena has mentioned previously.   The good news is, double checked by Themis-Athena and found […]

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Please do me a favor

Reblogged from: Moonlight Reader If you are still active on BL and if you are in our backup GR group, please head over there and post in the new thread, titled “Please check in!”   I am trying to get a head count together and make sure that I have exchanged current contact information for […]

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Game REPLAY!

Reblogged from: Moonlight Reader   MARCH 2020 UPDATE: I know that I previously said that I wasn’t going to do any games aside from Halloween Bingo in 2020, but that was Pre-COVID-19. Here we all are, stuck in our houses and reading like mad./p> So, why wouldn’t we play a game? I decided to just […]

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Free David Williams audiobook

Reblogged from: XOX   Source: www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses David Williams free audio book for all who have to stay home.   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/2112524/free-david-williams-audiobook

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This is good to see – please pass it on to anyone who might find it useful

Reblogged from: Mike Finn   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/2091994/this-is-good-to-see-please-pass-it-on-to-anyone-who-might-find-it-useful

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Literary Hub: The first lines of 10 classic novels, rewritten for social distancing.

Source: lithub.com/the-first-lines-of-10-classic-novels-rewritten-for-social-distancing     Pride and Prejudice It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be hoarding toilet paper. (Midu shared this on LinkedIn the other day; thought I’d pass it on.) And there are a couple of repuposed last lines, too …   Original post: […]

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English language reviews

Reblogged from: Literature. Coffee.   I actually just found out about this site. I’m very late, I know. I have been reviewing my read books on my website on doodlefondue, but I’ve written it in Dutch language. And because I have signed up on this site, I thought to make it English language reviews. I don’t […]

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