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Book News, Reviews, and Musings 5 Nov 2010

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The Kobo2 is set to launch in Australia.

A study looks at attitudes towards eReaders.

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Di Morrissey, author of the plantation, answers Booktopias ten terrifying questions.

Sydney Writers Centre has a great 'podcast with Aussie YA author Lara Morgan, author of The Rosie Black Chronicles (see our review).

Henry The Fonz Winkler talks books on Sunrise.


We review Chris Carters The Crucifix Killer, a book that left us a little cold.

Erin at Erin Reads reviews The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa (yes, Ive definitely added this one to the to-read list!)

Nicole at Linuss Blanket reviews The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters; The Little Stranger is'another book Im desperate to get my hands on.


The Chronicle Books blog talks book cover design.

Over at the Virginia Quarterly Review, Alice Munro talks about being a writer.

Just for fun

io9 gives us a list of librarians whove saved the world.

Author birthdays

Happy birthday, 'Joyce Maynard!

Quote of the Day

Some days you must learn a great deal. But you should also have days when you allow what is already in you to swell up and touch everything. If you never let that happen, then you just accumulate facts, and they begin to rattle around inside of you. EL Konigsburg

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One comment

  1. Im so happy The Housekeeper and the Professor made your TBR list! I cant wait to hear what you think of it.