2013: A Year in Reading

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This is probably my last post for this year (unless the blogging gods send their blessings) and my 80th overall. A nice round number would be a nice way to end this year in blogging (although a nice round number + 1 would be arguably better). Anyway, 2013 is almost at an end and sometimes … Continue reading

Thoughts on Short Fiction: The Superlatives of 2013

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Finishing my last short story collection this year, Alice Munro’s Who Do You Think You Are?, I can conclude that this is a good year for short fiction. Of the 68 books that I’ve read so far for 2013, 23 were short story collections or anthologies and that is not mentioning the various short stories … Continue reading

BOOKLOVE: November 2013

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Well, here we go again. My self-serving update for all the notable books that I’ve acquired this month and, technically, this will be only for the books that I’ve acquired on the 2nd half of November because the first half was already covered in last months BOOKLOVE. Anyway, here is my hoard for the 2nd … Continue reading

Essential Reading: December 2013

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Hello! December, the end of the year, is finally here and that means that I am in the last month of my reading for the year 2013. It has been a wonderful year of reading but that should be for a different post so, for now, let me recap the books I’ve read for November … Continue reading