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August 2018: Wrap-up

August 2018: Wrap-up

Summer has come and gone, it’s starting to look a lot like autumn here in Belgium. Time to wrap up the past reading month. The month started off with the 2018 BookTubeAThon and this year, I did extremely well. I read 6 of the 7 books. I guess I could have read 7 but the last book I selected wasn’t working for me. So I decided to call it quits. These are the books I read: Breakfast at Tiffany’s –…

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Book Review: Public Library and Other Stories – Ali Smith

Book Review: Public Library and Other Stories – Ali Smith

A richly inventive new collection of stories from Ali Smith, author of How to be both, winner of the Baileys Women’s Prize and the Costa Novel Award and shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize Why are books so very powerful? What do the books we’ve read over our lives – our own personal libraries – make of us? What does the unravelling of our tradition of public libraries, so hard-won but now in jeopardy, say about us? The stories in…

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