Monthly Archives: March 2018

Midwinter Break by Bernard Maclaverty

Review by Melanie Cutting   Midwinter Break, published in 2017, is a slim (243 page), beautifully crafted, often funny, and surprisingly affecting novel.  Author Bernard MacLaverty, 75, is a Northern Irish writer, presently living in Glasgow. He has written five … Continue reading

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Richmond Now and Then: An Anecdotal History.

                                   Occasionally Richmond Nick Fonda has recently published another collection of stories about Richmond that he has titled Richmond Now and Then: An Anecdotal History. This is a follow-up to his earlier work Roads to Richmond. It is more like Richmond … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2018

Pippy Longstocking, Meg Murry, Hermione Granger, Katniss Everdeen, Princess Elizabeth, Anne Shirley, Nancy Drew, Rosie Revere… Today I write my Good Read’s column in honour of International Women’s Day. During my brainstorming for this, I asked my friends and family … Continue reading

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