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WHO reads mysteries?

Did you ever wonder just exactly WHO reads mysteries? I found a fascinating report compiled by Sisters in Crime that sheds some light on just WHO reads mysteries. On page 4 of this report you will find that they polled … Continue reading

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50 most influential books of the last 50 (or so) years

I know that the majority of the titles listed are not fiction, but for all those of you out there that are bibliophiles as well as fictionophiles this list should prove interesting. And there ARE some fiction titles listed… http://www.superscholar.org/features/50-most-influential-books-last-50-years/

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A new reading list from Newsweek Magazine

The July 13th edition of Newsweek magazine contains a reading list of 50 titles that we should read NOW and why. See: http://www.newsweek.com/id/204300 I am ashamed to say that I have read very few of the books listed. Have you … Continue reading

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“So many books, so little time”

A member of my mystery bookclub said, “I read the first line of the book and it just grabbed me.” Alternately a co-worker of mine usually reads the first paragraph. From this she decides whether or not this is a … Continue reading

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