And there’s the rub… what am I reading? Most of my Sunday was spent trying to decide what to read next. I’ve been looking through the piles of TBR’s on my bookshelves, trawling the blogs to see what everyone else is recommending and trying to figure out how “role playing” fits into GoodReads (umm…yeah). Plus, my credits on Audible.com just renewed. I’ll need to … Continue reading It’s Monday! What are you reading?*
Another Monday is here and a literary awards week is behind us. So what did everyone think? I’ve never read anything by Hilary Mantel, though I already own Wolf Hall. This weekend I went out and purchased two more of her novels: A Change of Climate & Vacant Possession. Both books are described as black comedies on the back cover – perfect October & November … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Am I Reading?
So Hilary Mantel won the Booker Prize… I don’t think that came as a big surprise to anyone who has been reading the press for her novel Wolf Hall. Or kept an eye on the Bookies. I’m just thrilled because it means I can put aside The Children’s Book without guilt (or with less guilt) and admit defeat… at least for now. And I almost … Continue reading The 2009 Man Booker Prize Winner… & My Apologies to Canada