This week we appraise books read and reviewed, look ahead to dewithon#19, discover what’s happening with the Agatha Christie Readathon and highlight fascinating literary features from across the Net.
Month: March 2018
Stephanie Butland’s novel is the ideal read for a tome-weary bibliophile looking for something undemanding but intelligent to fill a relaxing evening.
So ends week three of How to Read a Novel, the month-long online course I’m taking courtesy of FutureLearn and the University of Edinburgh.
A headmistress is found strangled in her East London school, her death the result of a brutal and ritualistic act of violence. Found at the scene is a single piece of card, written upon which is an ancient Buddhist precept: “I shall abstain from taking the ungiven.”
This week we look at books read, reviewed and on the nightstand, discover what Wales Readathon 2019 is all about, and highlight fascinating literary features from across the Internet.
I’ve successfully completed the second week of my free online course, How to Read a Novel, in which we examined characterisation.
Its publication date scheduled to coincide with International Women’s Day, Julia Pierpont’s The Little Book of Feminist Saints is a joyous celebration of one hundred women who achieved something of significance during their lives.
This week we appraise books read and reviewed, look ahead to the LIVE.LIFE.BETTER. LIVE EVENT podcast for International Women’s Day and highlight fascinating literary features from across the Net.
For almost forty years George Orwell wrote and received the letters collected here, which have been edited by Peter Davison.