Thursday, February 17, 2011

The general discussion #spbkchat list

High on most people's lists for this general chat was the news that Borders and Whitcoulls in Australia and New Zealand have gone into voluntary administration, which sparked a very interesting discussion.

Books mentioned:
The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
What Maisy Knew
Wings of the Dove
The Bostonian
Silence by Shusaku Endo
Liebe deinen Nächsten' by Erich Maria Remarque
Child of Awe
Salem's Chapel by Margaret Oliphant
Beijing Coma
Plays and Petersburg Tales by Gogol
Three Men in a Boat
Waverley by Sir Walter Scott
Northanger Abbey
Embedded by Dan Abnett
The Baron In the Trees by Italo Calvino
Smoke and Mirrors by Kevin Cudby
Hemingway In Spain by David Reiter
Dwarf Stars 2010
The Wind-up Bird Chronicle
Kafka On The Shore
Life & Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson
After Dark
Enough About Love by Herve Le Tellier
The Raven's Heart by Jesse Blackadder
Wish I Was Here by Jackie Kay
Gifted by Patrick Evans

Authors mentioned:
Henry James
Jane Austen
The Bronte sisters
Haruki Murakami
Cherie Priest

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