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Carnal Delights

Carnal to the Point of Scandal by Kevin Jackson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Kevin Jackson had me at “Hello”. (It’s tempting to say that he had me at “Perge, scelus, mihi diem perficias” (p. 129) – of which … Continue reading

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Another excellent reason to live to one hundred

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Gloriously absurd and implausible, with a charmingly diffident hero who manages to bumble through the twentieth century, from one major … Continue reading

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Merchants 1, Culture 0

Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in the Twenty-First Century by John B. Thompson My rating: 5 of 5 stars An enormous amount has been written, both online and in print, about the publishing industry in recent years – some … Continue reading

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