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Book Lists
 

10 September Books Worth Anticipating

Through websites like Goodreads, NetGalley and Edelweiss, I get a bit of a sneak peek at some of the biggest titles set for release in upcoming months. Here are ten of the books being published this September that I’m most look...
 
Literary Prizes
 

Pulitzer Prize Winners Duel: Goldfinch vs. Orphan Master’s Son

e have a winner. Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch claimed this year’s Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. We sort of called it in our 2014 Pulitzer Prize Predictions post. It’s a choice that has many bibliophiles debating whether Tartt dese...
 
Book Lists
 

2014 Pulitzer Prize Predictions, Pt. 2

elcome back to our 2014 Pulitzer Prize predictions. We hope that you enjoyed our first installment. Let’s say you’ve read the leading titles. Well, there is another tier of equally awesome, but slightly less-likely novels. Sinc...

 
Book Lists
 

2014 Pulitzer Prize Predictions, Pt. 1

ound the trumpets! Well, that might be bad. How about this instead: use a few of those mid-year sick days and cuddle up inside your favorite blanket. It’s the most wonderful time of the year for us Bookkaholics. We’ve been wait...
 
Book Quiz
 
a visit from the goon squad
a visit from the goon squad
a visit from the goon squad

A Visit from the Goon Squad – Pulitzer Prize Quiz

Welcome to the A Visit from the Goon Squad quiz. This is the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner, written by Jennifer Egan. This book is amazingly written and unique. [mtouchquiz 4]     See larger image A Visit fro...

 
Awesome Books
 

Pulitzer Prize Quiz: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

This is the first quiz on Bookkaholic. We are happy to have it about The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. This Pulitzer Prize-winning book was published in 2000 and recognized as one of the best books of the decade. [...
 
View from the UK
 

Maggie O’Farrell: Instructions for a Heatwave

One of the best things about living not far from the capital of a small (but wonderful) island nation is the constant profusion of literary events. Over the five years I worked in London (and the several years before that when ...
 
Book Debate
 

Where to Start With a New Author?

Picking up a book by an author you’ve never encountered before can be a bit daunting. As a fresh reader you face, all over again, the challenges of adjusting to a new voice, style, and subject matter (or at least, variations on...

 
Literary Prizes
 

The Man Booker Prize Shortlist 2013

What’s more exciting than the Oscars, the Olympics, and the American Idol finale put together? If you’re a literature lover in the UK, the answer is the annual Booker Prize race. Since 1968 the Booker has been awarded to the be...
 
 
What Should I Read Next
 

Review: The Tell by Hester Kaplan

It’s said that two of the most basic plots in literature start with the hero setting off on a journey, or a stranger coming to town. In her new novel, The Tell, Hester Kaplan blends these two themes in an intriguing way: a fami...