Monthly Archives: July 2016

Lagniappe

On the Burning of Books: How Flames Fail to Destroy the Written Word by Kenneth Baker will be published on August 15, 2016.  You can get a preview of what I think will be a very interesting and extensive look … Continue reading

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Quiz of the Month – July 2016

In this month’s quiz you are to match the titles of the books listed below to the women who wrote them. As always, you will find the answers to the quiz on my Quiz Answers page. Beloved Death Comes for … Continue reading

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Notes on Some Books I’ve Read Recently

I have always had trouble concentrating on one thing for a long period of time.  That aspect of my makeup even extends to my choice of books.  Fortunately, I have time to jump from one genre to another whenever I … Continue reading

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Talking About Books . . .

The Millions has a preview of the most anticipated nonfiction books to be published in the second half of this year.  This is a companion piece to an earlier article about the most anticipated fiction books to be published during … Continue reading

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Stranger Than Fiction – Spotlight on an Author

The hottest book on the bestseller list in 1956 was written by a 32-year old woman who became known as “Pandora in Blue Jeans.”  Pandora, you may remember, was the woman in Greek mythology who opened a jar (or box) … Continue reading

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