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May 2021 Reading Recap

Still a lot of work on the back end of the blog, including on my “featured authors” pages (see the right column on the main Literature page and the introduction of my April 2021 recap post).  So, contrary to plans, still no new posts in my alphabet blogging series in May.  However, the time-consuming back end […]

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Catherynne M. Valente: Space Opera

Catherynne M. Valente wrote Space Opera as a dare, after a publisher (Saga) had said it would accept a novel from her based on the Eurovision Song Contest sight unseen.  The novel had been sitting on my TBR pretty much ever since it was published, and what with May being both the month in which […]

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A Retro Playlist for a First Day of Carnival Party: 1970s-80s Disco & Dance Music

24 Festive Tasks: Door 10 – First Day of Carnival, Task 2: Burn a few calories from the meal above [in Task 1: your First Day of Carnival meal] and have a dance party.  Tell us what songs / artists get your toes taping.  Let’s build a playlist! Let’s go full on retro and make […]

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Beatles Jukebox

Source: www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6424929116612595712 Got home earlier tonight after a long day and three hours’ worth of sleep the night before, following on the heels of three equally long days (and similarly short nights); finally caught up with three days’ worth of BookLikes posts and am now dog-tired (again). So I thought before logging off I’d just […]

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From Twitter (for the resident Aficionados): Eurovision Acts as Early Modernists

Hooked up at SAA. Are *that* couple in the reading room. Rare Books, but have no reason to be in there specifically. pic.twitter.com/txBpSEHIOL — Kirsty Rolfe (@avoiding_bears) May 12, 2018   Extremely pure of heart. Works on Shakespeare but doesn’t understand why Shakespeareans can be so mean to one another. Excellent student evaluations. Journals room […]

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Eurovision Song Contest 2018

Let the cult begin! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The show in full length: See also: From Twitter (for the resident Aficionados): Eurovision Acts as Early Modernists   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1668347/post

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Jeannie Come Lately Post: BookLikes Round Robin — Favorite Pre-1980s Movies

Pretty much everybody has seen it at this point I guess, but anyway, here is Book Cupidity’s idea: “Let’s list favorite old (or older) movies. The list can be long or short, with a narrative or no, anything goes. The parameters is that it has to have been made prior to 1980, I sort of […]

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