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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 …

Bookbits for July 18th, 2014

First and foremost, rest in peace to all aboard the crashed Malaysian Airlines flight.  Best wishes and ‘sterkte’ to everyone who knew someone on the flight.  It hardly seems fair the sun shines so brightly today. R. I. P. also …

Bookbits for June 20th, 2014

If your summer plans include Paris in July, make sure you stop by the Montparnasse subway station to see Joe Sacco’s The Great War as a massive mural to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. …