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Bookbits for January 15th, 2015

Back from my holiday, and all charged up!  I hope you love this blog’s new look as much as I do.    One of my Resolutions is to bring the Bookbits back more frequently, so let’s get the first one …

Richard Flanagan wins the 2014 Man Booker Prize!

Congratulations to Richard Flanagan for winning the 2014 Man Booker Prize with The Narrow Road to the Deep North (ebook available here)! This year marked the first time that any writer could win it, regardless of nationality, so long as …

Patrick Modiano wins the Nobel Prize for Literature 2014

Congratulations to French author Patrick Modiano for winning this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature! “For the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation.” – the Nobel Prize …

Bookbits for September 11th, 2014

Awards! first of all, way back in July, the 2014 Eisner Awards (for Comics & Graphic Novels) were handed out.  There are approximately 14000 categories; a complete overview can be found here.  We’re particularly happy that Saga won in two …

2014 Man Booker Prize shortlist announced

You know it’s truly fall when the Man Booker Prize shortlist is announced…    The 2014 shortlist consists of: To Rise Again at a Decent Hour – Joshua Ferris (ebook available) The Narrow Road to the Deep North – Richard …