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“In one word he told me secret of success in mathematics… Plagiarize.” (‘Lobachevsky’ – Tom Lehrer) I found at the weekend that one of my reviews – of Sparkling Cyanide, by Agatha Christie – had been lifted and reposted on … Continue reading

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Reading other book blogs

Reading other people’s blogs about books is fatal! Since I started blogging properly (posting regularly and trying to review every book read) last year, I’ve been reading more of other people’s book blogs. Some people are crazy prolific, it seems … Continue reading

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Review of 2010 in books

I started the ‘Book A Week’ challenge on the Chaletian Bulletin Board in 2009, which certainly did a lot for my reading of ‘new’ books. For 2010 I aimed for one hundred books over the year, but didn’t manage to … Continue reading

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ALA Banned Books Week

This week the American Library Association is celebrating Banned Books Week. While the most frequently challenged books on the lists for each year are for books for or marketed at children or young adults, there are a fair number of … Continue reading

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Round Britain kayak adventure

Just a short post to link to Graham’s blog – he is paddling round Britain in a kayak, and has got to Weymouth so far, after an unfortunate start at Sheerness, Kent, where his kayak and equipment were stolen. I … Continue reading

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