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Madame Bovary Pt II

Posted in Reading with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 1, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

According to my oft-quoted list of ‘Time’s 10 Best Books Ever Written’, Madame Bovary ranks number two, coming in just behind Anna Karenina. Continue reading

The Lost Art of Reading

Posted in Reading with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 4, 2010 by Jarrod Boyle

The Lost Art of Reading

This entry takes its title from Rodney Hall’s keynote address at the 2010 Byron Bay Writer’s Festival. I had hoped to begin with a link to the lecture which I believe the ABC filmed and will eventually upload onto youtube. While googling, I found this interview, which is a really interesting introduction to the man.

http://blog.booktopia.com.au/2010/04/27/feature-rodney-hall-author-of-popeye-never-told-you-answers-ten-terrifying-questions/ Continue reading

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