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A librarian I admire, but don't agree with

Top Mysteries Challenge review: The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers

Meme: Top ten favorite couples in literature

Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats

Top Mystery review: A Coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler

Chunkster Challenge and Global Challenge Review: Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey

Friday Night Folklore: The Parsimonious Farmer

A quotation for today

List Love 1 (updated October 14, 2013)

A quotation that made me laugh

Story: Substance, structure, style, and the principles of screenwriting

Short stories 241-250

Looking at multiple covers for the same book: Neil Gaiman’s Smoke and Mirrors

Friday night folklore: A Kindly Offer

A quotation for today

Now reading: M.R. James

It’s okay – someone else didn’t like it either

Reading journal: Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey

The Old Man Who Read Love Stories

This one goes in the “strange, unusual and more-likely-to-fail-than-succeed murder method “ file

Global Reading Challenge: Red Sorghum by Mo Yan

Friday night folklore: North and down to Hell

The great National Geographic bathwater disaster

Short stories 231-240

Botswana Time by Will Randall

Top Ten Feel-Good Books

When is a book worth reading from start to finish?

New challenge for me

Now reading: A Hovering of Vultures by Robert Barnard

Review: Anne of Green Gables

Miss Silver Comes to Stay by Particia Wentworth

Useful website of the week: When you don't know what to read

Friday night folklore: Son of a Ghost

Progress report for August and tentative reading plan for September

Reading report for August 2010