Book news, reviews, and musings 19 Nov 2010

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The Bad Sex in Writing award has been announced.

Nick Horby has opened a writing centre to get kids writing.

The 2010 Costa Book Awards shortlist has been announced.

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Helen Simonson, author of Major Pettigrews Last Stand, chats to the Random Readers Circle.

Andy Griffiths talks about Roald Dahl on the ABC Radio National Book Show.


A review on looks at And the Pursuit of Happiness, which is described as a love letter to America

Jamie at Perpetual Page Turner reviews And Never Let Me Go.

Alice Robinson reviews John Tesarsch's'The Philanthropist.


Bloomberg gives us the top finance books of the year.

Julian Barnes muses on writers writers and writers writers writers.

Dori Ostermiller talks about time and its discontents

The Next Best Book Blog muses on how to write a negative review

Just for fun

How well do you know your literary weddings?

Author birthdays

Happy birthday, Sharon Olds and Jack Shaefer!

Quote of the day

I owe my success to having listened to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite. G. K. Chesterton

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