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Love by Toni Morrison

If you are a regular reader of my blog then you may well know that Toni Morrison is one of my favourite writers.  I own all of her books (in matching white editions): I cherish her books; I ration them out.  To date I have read six of Morrison’s nine novels and now Love may [...]

The Orange Juice

The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver (published by Faber) has won the 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction.  Have you read it?  I have a copy on hand to read but haven’t managed to yet; truth be told, I was uninspired by the shortlist this year and some of the remaining longlisted titles were calling to me [...]

Library Loot: the Unpredictable

It’s been some time since I shared with you a pile of borrowed books and the ones above have been in my possession for a few weeks now (not that I have read any of them yet…)  This little bundle are quite diverse and mostly as a result of blogger recommendation. The Easter Parade by [...]

Recent Acquisitions

This latest installment of recent acquisitions actually filtered in book by book a few weeks ago but I haven’t had a chance to post about them until now.  These all happen to be review copies sent my publishers but I do have some purchases to share soon. Alice from Bloomsbury sent me a copy of [...]

Recent Acquisitions

Last week I shared with you my birthday loot, either those I received or subsequently bought, and this week my recent acquisitions are courtesy of two generous publishers.  I have received a few more books in the interim but don’t you think these books complement each other very well with their blues and blacks? The [...]

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