Tag Archives | books and reading

What makes this book so great
What makes this book so great - Jo Walton

My first non-fiction book of 2014! And it is a book all about books. The best sort of book I […]

Once Upon a Time VIII
OUaT8

Yesterday was March 21st, which for many people means the start of spring. Here in Ireland spring starts on February […]

A Natural history of Dragons
A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan

A memoir by Lady Trent Lady Trent, as all know, is the world’s pre-eminent dragon naturalist. This is her story […]

A more diverse universe blog tour

This year from November 15th to 17th BookLust is hosting The More Diverse Universe blog tour A More Diverse Universe […]

The Storytelling Animal: A Conversation with Jonathan Gottschall | Literally Psyched, Scientific American Blog Network

When we submit to fiction–whether in novels, songs, or films—we allow ourselves to be invaded by storytellers who seize control […]

Among Others
Among others by Jo Walton

Read for the Once Upon a Time VI challenge Many, many moons ago Carl posted his review of this book. […]

The lost art of reading

It is strange, I’ve often come across media stories on the “decline” of reading as a result of modern technology. […]

Shameless promotion

So Himself has gotten himself a blog, so far he has posted once, a review of Robin Hood, which you may recall I did not enjoy, if you want to find out what he thought you can check it out here. It is called Hoglad’s Dungeon.