Canadian Book Challenge (10th Edition): Indigenous Writers

2016-08-12T12:26:45+00:00

Even though the challenge officially begins on July 1 -- and ends on the last day of the following June -- it's not too late to join The Book Mine Set's Canadian Books Challenge. This year is the tenth event, and John has calculated thousands of books reviewed for past

Canadian Book Challenge (10th Edition): Indigenous Writers 2016-08-12T12:26:45+00:00

More Bookish Books

2014-03-17T14:14:43+00:00

Alyson Books, 2009 It begins with "This book is not a canon!!! And that's fine with me. I suspect it's fine with most of you, too. There is nothing "representative" or "survey-like" about this volume. The only rule that Richard Canning had in approaching the project was that each author

More Bookish Books 2014-03-17T14:14:43+00:00

Sampling: Bookishness

2014-03-15T17:51:14+00:00

Jonathan Yardley's Second Reading: Notable and Neglected Books Revisited Europa Editions, 2011 Originally published in "The Washinton Post" between 2003 and 2010, these pieces were accompanied by this snippet: "An occasional series in which the Post's book critic reconsiders notable and/or neglected books from the past." Well, what could be

Sampling: Bookishness 2014-03-15T17:51:14+00:00

Booklist: Social Issues by Valentine Cunningham

2010-12-08T20:34:32+00:00

Good Fiction Guide, Ed. Jane Rogers 2nd ed. Oxford University Press, 2005. Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (1719) Charles Dickens' Bleak House (1852-3) George Eliot's Middlemarch (1871-2) Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure (1896) Upton Sinclair's The Jungle (1906) D.H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers (1913) Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway (1925) Aldous Huxley's

Booklist: Social Issues by Valentine Cunningham 2010-12-08T20:34:32+00:00

The Heroine’s Bookshelf Challenge

2014-03-10T19:38:14+00:00

The Heroine's Bookshelf Challenge Check it out here! Come on, you know you want to! (If all this is news to you, check out yesterday's response to this sweet little volume.) Or, if you'd rather, the book itself is structured in such a way that it invites a twelve-month exploration. The website

The Heroine’s Bookshelf Challenge 2014-03-10T19:38:14+00:00