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Book review: Unseen City

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Unseen City:
The Majesty of Pigeons,
the Discreet Charm
of Snails

& Other Wonders
of the Urban Wilderness

In San Francisco, a young father started to pay more attention to his surroundings as his toddler kept asking him names of trees and the like. He was also led to research more about all he could see around him related to the fauna and flora and he shared his discoveries in this fantastic book Unseen City. Note the awesome subtitle and cover as well!

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Frenglish gleanings week 5

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Frenglish gleanings
week 5

Frenglish? The links will be either in English or in French

Gleanings? Anything I found personally interesting and worthy of being shared with all my readers

books

ABOUT BOOKS

Balkan literature

Moscow’s revamped libraries

Russia’s best new independent bookstores

 

 

natureABOUT NATURE

Birding in Illinois

 

DID YOU DISCOVER ANYTHING NEW HERE TODAY?
ANYTHING YOU RECENTLY DISCOVERED SOMEWHERE ELSE
AND THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE?

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IFFP 2015 review: The Ravens

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The Ravens

The Ravens cover

 


The Ravens
by Tomas Bannerhed,
translated from the Swedish
by Sarah Death

Paperback, 416 pages
Published January 16th, 2014
by Clerkenwell Press
First published March 15th, 2011
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Original title: Korparna
ISBN13: 978-1846688997
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This book counts for the following Reading Challenges:

 New Authors 2015   2015 Translation

MY THOUGHTS ABOUT THIS BOOK

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I’m not going to beat around the push and leave you hanging: The Ravens is without hesitation my favorite book among the books listed for the IFFP this year. I believe it is also my favorite read so far this year, out of 40 books to date. Alas, the book didn’t make it on the official shortlist, but at least it is on our Shadow Panel Shortlist.
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