Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Dublin Quarterly IMPAC Dublin Literary Award! Edward P. Jones: The Known World Diane Awerbuck: Gardening At Night Damon Galgut: The Good Doctor The Known World by Edward P. Jones: Harper Perennial, London/2004 Available at: What makes The Known World by … Continue reading

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LibWeb Libweb Library Servers via WWW Updated daily. Libweb currently lists over 7900 pages from libraries in 146 countries. Contents Keyword Search for location, library type, name or other information. United States Academic Libraries Public Libraries National Libraries and Library … Continue reading

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The Internet Public Library Web Searching Tips Looking for information on the Web? The sites listed below are some of the IPL’s favorite general Internet search engines and web directories. No search engine or catalog is comprehensive, so it’s important to use a … Continue reading

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papertyger on The Hunger Games A little stumbling stylistically early on, but undeniably compellingly told. I found the progression of events a bit predictable, but the tension i… papertyger on Fatal Journey: The Final … A bit stiff & stuttering. … Continue reading

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NY Review of Books 1989! by Timothy Garton Ash I spent many hours of my life standing in the crowds in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague; their behavior was both inspiring and mysterious. What had moved these individual men and women to come … Continue reading

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My Lit Blog of the Week – The Common Reader What We’ve Been Mumbling About This Week October 2nd, 2009 § Dustin Thus my favorite authors right now: Caryl Phillips and Patrick McGrath. Dislocated fiction or nothing at all! # I’m such a pushover for the spoken word. After … Continue reading

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Chicago Tribune Printer’s Row Welcome to Printers Row! Welcome back to Printers Row! Front and center This weekend, it’s all about poker and other games of chance. Rick Kogan is front and center this weekend with a review of James McManus’ latest, “Cowboys … Continue reading

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