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Today in Literary History...
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Literary Pic of the Day:
© 2008 by Katie Flindall and by Owl Square Press
New Book on my Radar:
by A.S. Byatt
Pub: Knopf, 2009
Summary in a Sentence:
This novel spans from the Victorian era through World War I and finds famous children's book author Olive Wellwood taking in a runaway who reminds her of the characters in her books.
Check out these reviews from some fellow bloggers:Things mean a lot, The Indextrious Reader, Boston Bibliophile
Interesting Links to Peruse:
- Check out these knitted covers to classic novels.
- Eva over at A Striped Armchair reviews Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English.
- Edward Cullen underwear? WTF!
- The Second Pass reviews new Simpsons biography...