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Bookbits for 8 March 2016

Happy International Women’s Day!  Celebrate by having a look at how many of these (modern) classics by female authors you’ve already read (27 so far …

Bookbits for August 18th, 2015

Awards!  Just before my summer vacation, the always excellent Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway Medal were awarded, for children’s book writing and illustration, …

Bookbits for June 23rd, 2015

R.I.P. James Salter died last Friday, aged 90.  In part thanks to Ton Heuvelman’s Dutch translation of All That Is he enjoyed a resurgence …

Bookbits for June 4th, 2015

Awards!  Congratulations to Ali Smith, who won the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction last night for her novel How To Be Both. …