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Recent Acquisitions … at Work

Last month I was doing four weeks of work experience at DK (Dorling Kindersley) in the Marketing and PR department; I am now temping as a Digital Licensing Assistant. As you were receptive to my last posts regarding my shorter internship at CCV in Random House (now referred to just as Vintage), I intend to [...]

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Imbibing Cautiously

Better late than never, this is my sign-up post for Carl’s Readers Imbibing Peril V Challenge, which officially commenced on September 1st.  I was caught up in the infection of the first posts that did the rounds, reading everyone’s selections with fascination and a covetous heart, but I’ve been busy on a course for the [...]

Recent Acquisitions

I promised that I would share my birthday loot and here it is.  First of all, a big thank you to Verity and Simon T who both sent me lovely birthday surprises in the mail; from Verity there was a copy of Carbonel by Barbara Sleigh, a children’s novel about the eponymous Royal cat (when [...]

Claire’s Corner

In this week’s Claire Corner I want to discuss my current cull of books, which you will see from above is very much a work-in-progress.  Like Carrie Bradshaw and her walk-in closet of Manolo Blahniks, I like to hoard books and keep a hold of favourites and store unread ones for a rainy day … [...]

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