Posts from ‘July, 2009’

What shape is your rating system?

I have been think a lot about rating systems recently, and wondered how other people’s rating system work. The scientist […]

The Japanese Literature Challenge 3!

I have been looking forward to the start of Dolce Bellezza’s Japanese Literature Challenge for a while. I have loved every […]

The Other Hand – Chris Cleave

 Note: This book is published as Little Bee in the US. It has been a long time since a book […]

Win a copy of Kill-Grief by Caroline Rance

A few days ago I reviewed the brilliant, but disgustingly realistic Kill-Grief by Caroline Rance. I am now pleased to announce that […]

The Booker long list 2009 has been announced…..

The long list this year is…. The Children’s Book by AS Byatt   Summertime by JM Coetzee The Quickening Maze by […]

Blackmoor – Edward Hogan

Winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2009 Blackmoor is a small mining village in Derbyshire, England. The book is set during […]