The Asylum has another excellent review up. If possible, the quality of his reviews is getting even better as he takes a “breather”. As so often, this Asylum pick heads straight to the TBR.
Kevin From Canada has posted his much anticipated (by me at least) “Top Ten of 2009” in time for Christmas shopping. Enjoy.
The Tournament of Books has posted the longlist for its 2010 Tournament. I am tentatively planning to read the contenders and share my thoughts on the matches, but whether I do, you should keep an eye on the TOB. It is the most entertaining literary contest of the year.
Laila Lalami recalls an excellent Graham Greene excerpt.
The Caustic Cover Critic provides a second installment of best books of 2009 (not about covers, he helpfully notes). Hugo Wilcken’s The Colony is on the list, moves up the TBR.
Because Tolstoy gave me Anna Karenina, I am a sucker for anyone plugging Tolstoy.
Here is an interesting idea in book publishing/sales. Of course, I think the best blogs manage this without the 20% cut……
There is still time to get in on an Orhan Pamuk giveaway. And Reading Matters is a great place to visit….