Monthly Archives: July 2014

Call Me Ishmael project

The Call Me Ishmael project is beautiful and very simple – you leave Ishmael a voicemail about a book you love or is important to you, and he transcribes them on a typewriter and shares it on youtube. You can … Continue reading

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With a Zero at its Heart by Charles Lambert

With a Zero at its Heart is a book with 24 themed chapters, each with 10 numbered paragraphs of 120 words each. This might sound like a gimmick, but it didn’t read that way. Each chapter tells the life of … Continue reading

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The Poisoning Angel by Jean Teulé

Translated from French by Melanie Florence This is a fictionalised account of the life of Hélène Jégado – a notorious serial poisoner in 1800s France – from her birth to death. I was expecting something dark in a serious way, … Continue reading

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June Reads 2014

At the end of last year, I said I would do monthly wrap-ups of what I’m reading, review it half-way through, then try and fill in some of my reading ‘gaps’. But, I’ve decided I want to do something else … Continue reading

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