Posts from ‘February, 2012’

Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick

 Winner of 2010 BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction Five words from the blurb: North Korea, repressive, secretive, survival, stories […]

My UFO is an Optical Illusion!

Yesterday I posted photographs of a strange object in the sky. Through the magic of Twitter I connected with aviation […]

What is this?

This has nothing to do with books, but I spotted something very strange in the sky this morning and hoped […]

Links I Like

Little, Brown To Publish J.K. Rowling’s First Novel For Adults and speculation suggests that it is a crime novel. The shortlist […]

A Novel Bookstore by Laurence Cossé

 Translated from the French by Alison Anderson Five words from the blurb: place, books, envy, secret, literary A Novel Bookstore […]

The Death of Grass by John Christopher

Five words from the blurb: virus, deadly, grass, starvation, humanity The Death of Grass was first published in 1956,  just […]