Farenheit 1385

A Burnable Book by Bruce Holsinger In the streets of London men are singing the songs of the death of kings. These songs are purported to come from a book, an ancient book that has foretold the death of every King of England from William the Conqueror to the current...

Yo Ho, Yo Ho

The Last Bookaneer by Matthew Pearl What is a “bookaneer”, you may ask? It is not a pirate that reads a lot if that is what you are thinking.Though piracy of a kind does figure quite prominently into a bookaneer’s work. This is the story of Penrose...

Get Trapped in a Good Book

The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde England 1985, a time and a place where they take literature very seriously indeed. An England where fanatical bands of Baconites roam the countryside, where forging the works of Byron is a capital crime, and where it is possible to get...

A Real Page Turner

Murder by the Book by Rex Stout First Leonard Dykes is found floating in the East River, than a car runs Joan Wellman down in Van Cortlandt Park, finally someone helps stenographer Rachel Abrams out the window of the office. Three seperate people: a law clerk, a book...
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