I love this: The Dalek Game. It’s been going on since May, but that only means there are more sketches to love. (And, no, I was not a huge of Dr. Who, though I did occasionally watch and enjoy the show.)
The Millions has a review of Murakami’s latest: 1Q84. The comments are as entertaining as the review.
A Rat in the Book Pile re-reads and discusses Mrs. Dalloway.
“Woolf Project: quick thoughts on Jacob’s Room” (pieces)
While I am on Woolf, A Momentary Taste of Being features her in his “Quotation of the Day“.
“Who Am I?: Guess the Author, Enter to Win a Book” Get your guess in by the end of today, Friday the 28th.
I am slow off the blocks on this one, but David Deutsch (physicist and science writer) has a new book out. The Second Pass gauges reactions.
A Guy’s Moleskine Notebook talks about the most challenging book he’s ever read: Ulysses.
A Striped Armchair shares her thoughts on The War Machines by Danny Hoffman.
Another Cookie Crumbles “finished [her] first Nabokov“!!!
Coinciding, intentionally or not, with excellent Giller coverage over at Kevin from Canada, ANZ LitLovers LitBlog reviews the 2005 Giller Prize winner: The Time in Between by David Berger.
The Most Popular Fence in Literature. (Caustic Cover Critic)
The best opening line in Cormac McCarthy. (Interpolations)
Do blog reviews boost book sales? Reading Matters ponders the question.
Last, and possibly best, Reading Matters and Whispering Gums brought to my attention the excellently conceived Meanjin’s Tournament of Books (approved by the original Tournament of Books). Meanjin’s special edition Tournament features “Australian canonical novels written by women” rather than new releases. (Whispering Gums comments on the results from Round 1!).