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I Don’t Do Book Reviews

I don’t do book reviews. I might tout a book I really like, as I have from time to time in this blog. I’ll talk to the buyers at Indie bookstores, suggest books to my local library and talk my friends into at least considering the purchase of books IRead More …

How I Classify Books

I read a lot of books. Fiction; pretty much any genre, and non-fiction; most anything that catches my interest. For a list of the books I’ve read this year, go

Black Swan Green

So, I picked up a copy of Black Swan Green by David Mitchell. I pulled it off the shelf because it’s up against Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen for the Quill Awards and I thought I should check out the competition for that most favored of books. I knowRead More …

Quill Awards – Vote Early and Often

That would be cheating, of course; voting often I mean. Despite America’s slide toward massive voter fraud, one should vote once for one’s chosen candidate. In the case of the Quill Awards that would, of course, be Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen. And there are certain safeguards set upRead More …

Water For Elephants Redux

Water For Elephants