from H is for hawk by Helen Macdonald
I think of all the complicated histories that landscapes have, and how easy it is to wipe them away, put easier, safer histories in their place.
It was a time of darkness…
I usually leave these quick posts to my tumblr site nowadays and keep the longer reviews here, but I had to share this one here. I kill giants by Joe Kelly...
in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
Hmmm, I think I need to diversify my reading a tad more. I’ve had a quick look at the places I’ve visited in books in 2014, and that’s a limited geographic...
RIP Jean Craighead George
Jean Craighead George has died.George was an author of young-adult literature, including the Newbery Medal winning Julie of the Wolves and My Side of the Mountain, which won the Newbery Honor....
Cover Candy–Ticonderoga and Twelfth Planet Press
So much for my resolution to not buy any more hard copy books until I buy my new house… Via Adventures of a Bookonaut: Cover Candy–Ticonderoga and Twelfth Planet Press.
via A Collective.
“To Dublin’s war horse, Vonolel!” « Come here to me!
“To Dublin’s war horse, Vonolel!” « Come here to me!. And the previous post about Vonolel is here. There are men both good and wise Who hold that in a future...
On This Day: February 7, 1867 | The Sheila Variations
By the time, Laura Ingalls Wilder started publishing, the entire world she described in the books had disappeared. In one person’s lifetime, everything had changed. Her first book Little House in...
Margaret Atwood: Haunted by The Handmaid’s Tale | Books | The Guardian
Some books haunt the reader. Others haunt the writer. The Handmaid’s Tale has done both. via Margaret Atwood: Haunted by The Handmaid’s Tale | Books | The Guardian.