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Living in bookishness

I was that kid who was scolded for bringing a book everywhere. Now, I am taller. And I can carry more books.

This site is about giving back, in exchange for the many hours spent in the company of books.

Here, I can share my enthusiasm for those books which have offered me bookish friendships, for those writers’ works which have participated in countless paged conversations.

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A Voracious Enthusiast

No advertisements. This is part of an exchange: words for words.

Recent Bookchat

About the pages that I’ve been turning

Fresh bookishness!

UNDER CONSTRUCTION AUGUST 11, 2017  PLEASE COME AGAIN WHEN I'VE GOT THE PLACE TIDIED UP! So many books to talk about! Including what's currently in my notebook and what I'm

Margaret Millar’s The Fiend (1964; 2016)

From the outset, The Fiend has a creepy element which readers hadn't yet experienced in the fiction Margaret Millar had published theretofore. "She was about nine. Having watched

Mavis Gallant’s “Sunday Afternoon”

As in "The Other Paris" and "The Cost of Living", a nineteen-year-old woman's dreams of romance in the city are feathering away in "Sunday Afternoon". Robert Capa

August 2017, In My Bookbag

In which I discuss the skinny volumes which accompany me on my travels, while the heavier volumes (like John Irving's A Prayer for Owen Meany and Callum Roberts'

Dear Author:

Do you think there is a match to be made between B.I.P. and a particular book?

Any work that I have ever agreed to accept has been covered on B.I.P. which is partly because I am very fussy about accepting. What happens when I am a willing reader?

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