Category Archives: Persephone Books

Do They Feel Lucky? Sex, Chips, and Barrels: Stewart O’Nan’s The Odds

Dear Reader: It’s so nice to have dog friends – other good friends who love dogs, not dogs I love, but those are excellent too. Last night Christy treated me to a lovely dinner and lots of dog talk. This morning Mark and I took Louie, Sophie, Gus, and Zoe out for 1.5 hours of …

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Greenbanks by Dorothy Whipple

Dear Reader: I just finished my second Dorothy Whipple book Greenbanks – the first was Someone in a Distance and, as you may remember, I loved the earlier book.  Dorothy Whipple is getting a lot of attention from book bloggers of a certain type – ones who appreciate classics and particularly enjoy novels by women. …

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Someone at a Distance by Dorothy Whipple

Dear Reader: My favorite book blogger, Book Snob, has been raving about Persephone Books Press in London for awhile (if you happen to be in London, they have a storefront where you can buy books – heaven!).  Persephone is a small press specializing in publishing out of print books of great quality, particularly by women …

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