Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Book Links: Correspondents' Choice for June 17-30

Here are the book links that should have been visible before I blinked out of cyberspace for the first ten days of July. Book links from the 22 pages of e-mail now waiting to be Gone Through will appear later.

Dog story forthcoming from England...this one's so new the Amazon linker isn't working yet. (There will probably be a U.S. edition; currently we have to mail-order it from the U.K. publisher.)

Orna Ross's historical novels about W.B. Yeats, Maud Gonne, and their brilliant friends, are also available from Amazon.co.uk, or you can buy volumes one and two from Orna Ross:


On this side of the pond, the Huffington Post picked this Canadian book for beach reading:

Here in the States, Penny Nance is here, she's "conservative," get used to it...though I have to admit that a recent e-mail that's gone out in her name, containing a "reply directly to my [PN's] in-box" link that actually opens directly into my [PK's] in-box, has given me pause. Gentle Readers, it is sometimes possible for hackers to send e-mail that appears to come from a trusted contact. Penny Nance, beware; you may have been hacked.

For those who appreciated the discussion of "adulting" at ReturnToOrder, Ben Sasse's written a book on the subject:

One of many bizarre stories from the American Civil War:

And, a correspondent expressed interest in a book this web site reviewed years ago

http://priscillaking.blogspot.com/2014/12/book-review-call-me-bandicoot.html ).

Here for your delectation is another Blogspot review of the same book:


And here's the book itself: