EdBookFest 2011 Diary: Day #7 – of apocalyptic events and island-hopping

Note: remember to scroll down to the bottom for picture highlights from the day. If you're here every day at EdBookFest (or almost every day), then you realise, very quickly, that the pace of the world's finest book festival is relentless. How the … [Read more...]

Afterthoughts: Atlas of Remote Islands by Judith Schalansky

In a Nutshell: Finally, a coffee table book that's worth its weight in gold. Well written and beautifully presented, Atlas of Remote Islands is a perfect companion for anyone wishing to escape their dreary surroundings to indulge in a spot of remote … [Read more...]

Forethoughts: Atlas of Remote Islands by Judith Schalansky

Note: My afterthoughts for Atlas of Remote Islands have now been posted (but I'd still like it if you read my forethoughts for this title, if you haven't already). The first thing I have to make clear about this, my next read in preparation for … [Read more...]