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"what is the use of a book," thought Alice, "without pictures or conversation?"

For most of the hours I'm awake in a day, I'm reading. But my book reading has been progressing in jumps and spurts, not at all smoothly.The book I turn to on an almost daily basis is called The Girl with The Gallery: Edith Gregor Halpert and the Making of the Modern Art Market by …

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The Booker Prize is Due to be Announced Today! and What I’m Reading

Anticipation's running high, at least in the literary-related blogging community, as to which book will wind up winning the ManBooker Prize for 2006. My own money is still on Kate Grenville, for The Secret River, but I've been hearing an awful lot of buzz that Sarah Waters may pull ahead with her The Night Watch. …

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