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- Various & Sundry
- Merry Christmas and Happy Hollidays to All!
- Wednesday Short Stories
- Report from 55th Place
- Happy December!
- Happy Thanksgiving!
- Wednesday Short Stories from Three Collections / Anthologies
- Forgotten stories: That’s a LOT of stories & pages!
- Wednesday short story: “Crooked Souls” by Dashiell Hammett
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Category Archives: Graphic Novel
Santa was generous this year, as always, and in addition to a scarf featuring Edward Gorey’s Doubtful Guest, and a really nice sweater, I did receive some books. Due to the bounty I’m going to make this a multi-part post. … Continue reading
Superman For All Seasons by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale © 1999, DC Comics, graphic novel This may be the finest Superman graphic novel ever done. I know that’s a big statement, and I realize that fans will all have their own … Continue reading
Realizing a new Cork O’Conner novel by William Kent Krueger is coming next month, I thought I’d better see where I was in that series. I’m much further behind that I realized, so I’ve started Vermillion Drift, which is the 10th in the … Continue reading
We’re both doing less reading, due to watching a lot of Olympics plus Barbara’s quilting and my current lack of enthusiasm (perhaps due to the fact that our weather has caught up to the rest of the country and it’s … Continue reading
I finished The Long-Winded Lady, notes from The New Yorker by Maeve Brennan. It’s a collection of pieces printed in The New Yorker magazine in the”Talk of the Town” column, and I enjoyed it a lot. Review coming Friday. I’m still reading through the … Continue reading
I discovered last week Expresso had “marked” the spines of some graphic novels on the bottom shelf of a bookcase full of them. I’ve been cleaning them up the best I can, and some can be saved, but many cannot. In the process … Continue reading
I had a very good Christmas, and received many nice things, including these books: The Yellow Dog by Georges Simenon [Penguin 2013 paperback] – mystery. Originally published in France in 1931, translated in 1987 as Maigret and the Yellow Dog (Harcourt … Continue reading