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  • Source type: Blog
  • On Ebuzzing since: 23/03/2010
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  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: English

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  • Cornflower

    Since walking was the subject of yesterday's Cornflower post, how about some books on the subject? In no particular order: As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning , Laurie Lee Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found, Cheryl Strayed (appropriate name ...) A Walk In The Woods , Bill Bryson A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush , Eric Newby A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water by Patrick Leigh...

  • Cornflower

    On the shortlist for this year's Man Booker Prize are: To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler J by Howard Jacobson The Lives of Others by Neel Mukherjee How to be both by Ali Smith Having read only two of the longlisted titles, I'm not in much of a position to comment, but on...

  • Cornflower

    In this recent article the novelist Nick Hornby talks about writing reviews for The Believer, an American magazine which concentrates on books its reviewers like "with a nod to the concept of the inherent Good". His column has enabled Hornby to "become an enthusiast, rather than a stern, difficult-to-please gatekeeper", he says, and so I thought I'd ask you all for recommendations of books about...