Confession: I have never participated in a meme before but today seems like a good day to try one. This Tuesday’s suggestion from The Broke and the Bookish was to name ten books on your to-be-re-read list and I enjoyed reading Stefani’s selection at Caught Read Handed earlier, so I thought I’d give it a go! … More Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Want to Re-Read
Today’s post is a short one about long books. There’s been a lot of talk recently at The Guardian about long books. Back in October, they published their list of the ten best long reads, followed a week later by a list drawn up from readers’ suggestions. Today, it’s all about Aristotelian poetics and the … More The matter of size
I haven’t been blogging long enough to be sure but it seems to me that the main risk in taking time to write about books is that you spend less time reading them. When I, for whatever reason, find my reading tempo slowing down, I’m usually particularly susceptible to lists. Lists of best books, favourite … More When the going gets tough…
Not one this time, but ten! This list of lost words has some evocative and new-to-me items that I’ll be trying out on unsuspecting conversation partners over the next while, though I must admit uhtceare and I are already on speaking terms. There’s also a tumblr for further edification! Enjoy!