Do you have great reads from 2021 to talk about? What were your favorites? Which books were weakest or frustrated you most? And which books are you most looking forward to in 2021? As always, chatting about stuff in general is welcome too.
Janine: I’ve noticed that my reading habits change a little from year to year. Some years I read more or fewer books than usual. Some years I discover new favorite authors. At times a genre shifts in a direction that isn’t as likely to engage me while another becomes more ... more >
The Year in Review: 10 Moments That Rocked the Literary World in 2016 – Some events on this list seem like they happened eons ago (the death of Harper Lee), while others SHOULD have been done eons ago (white women dominate publishing). I loved revisiting Paul Beatty’s Booker win, though. This year’s ... more >
Looking Back at 2015 in Book Publishing – A review of some of 2015’s publishing notable moments, from the rise of audiobooks to the phenomenon of Go Set A Watchman, to all the books that were published but did not blow the roof off their publishing house: At the outset, 2015 ... more >