Tag Archives: short stories

forgotten books: Judge Dee at Work

this is the 116th in my series of posts on forgotten or seldom read books Judge Dee at Work by Robert Van Gulik © 1979, Chicago University Press 2007 paperback, mystery short story collection featuring Judge Dee This collection of eight short stories … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading March 4 – 10, 2013

NEW ARRIVALS: A few things this time, all in a series, and you can blame George Kelley (I do) for some of these arriving at my home. The reasons for the rest are elucidated below. This is what I meant … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading February 25 – March 3, 2013

NEW ARRIVALS – not a thing this week. There have been enough lately, and there always seems to be something in the pipeline, so this week is more of a relief than a disappointment. CURRENT READING – lots to say here. … Continue reading

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On Reading Short Stories

I decided to read some of the many unread short story collections I have here. There are a lot of them. So I picked one each of pulp mystery, straight SF, classic mystery, and fantasy stories and decided I’d rotate through them, … Continue reading

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John Cheever: 100 years

It was George Kelly who reminded me with THIS post on his blog today. I’m joining the chorus (of 2) with my own cover and comment. The Stories of John Cheever by John Cheever, preface by John Cheever, Alfred A. … Continue reading

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FFB: Playgrounds of the Mind

this is the 80th of my series of forgotten books Playgrounds of the Mind by Larry Niven, some contents co-authored, July 1992 mass market paperback, science fiction and fantasy I bought this used copy for the car. If you’re like … Continue reading

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