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31st August 2014

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“Self knowledge is always bad news.”  ―from “Giles Goat Boy” By John Barth
In this outrageously farcical adventure, hero George Giles sets out to conquer the terrible Wescac computer system that threatens to destroy his community in this brilliant “fantasy of theology, sociology, and sex” (Time). “Giles Goat Boy” By John Barth is now available for the first time as an eBook.


Read it. Now.

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“Self knowledge is always bad news.”
―from “Giles Goat Boy” By John Barth

In this outrageously farcical adventure, hero George Giles sets out to conquer the terrible Wescac computer system that threatens to destroy his community in this brilliant “fantasy of theology, sociology, and sex” (Time). “Giles Goat Boy” By John Barth is now available for the first time as an eBook.

Read it. Now.

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28th August 2014

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The Big Indie Books of Fall 2014 →

Pretty cool list

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27th August 2014

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Guide to DRM-Free Living: Literature | Defective by Design →

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27th August 2014

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The new avatar for the Good Coffee Book Blog

The new avatar for the Good Coffee Book Blog

26th August 2014

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Exclusive First Read: 'The Bone Clocks' By David Mitchell →

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12th July 2014

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How To Tell If You Need a New Book

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Now this is a flow chart I can follow.

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16th June 2014

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Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle Book Three has made the best-seller list!

Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle Book Three has made the best-seller list!

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16th June 2014

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Happy Bloomsday!

Happy Bloomsday!

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14th June 2014

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Brooklyn publisher Archipelago Books is at the center of a literary phenomenon: Karl Ove Knausgaard - Speakeasy - WSJ →

This is an interview with Archipelago Books founder and publisher Jill Schoolman. Some of the questions are kind of weird (“Anyone named a baby after Knausgaard yet?”), and it disturbs me that the interviewer finds Archipelago’s other books “daunting,” but it’s nice to see this small Brooklyn indie getting some mainstream attention.

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13th June 2014

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Looking for something to read this weekend? How about some Proust? Lydia Davis’ translation of Swann’s Way is phenomenal.

Looking for something to read this weekend? How about some Proust? Lydia Davis’ translation of Swann’s Way is phenomenal.

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