Classics and Literary Round-up: July 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: July 2019

July was an exciting month because we had both the shortlist and the winner of the Miles Franklin Award announced – such riches for us lin Liteary Fiction land. I will share the news in the last section of this post. Meanwhile, I hope you all enjoyed the middle...
Classics and Literary Round-up: June 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: June 2019

And so we reach the middle of another year at the challenge, and things are progressing well here in Literary and Classics land, tracking, I’d say, pretty much around last year’s rate. June is a less dramatic month, awards-wise, but we did have a couple of...
Announcing a new genre

Announcing a new genre

As all of you who contribute reviews for the challenge know, one of the mandatory pieces of information our Link Your Review form asks you to enter is genre. This provides us with a broad level of categorisation for the books listed in our database, and is the main...
Classics and Literary Round-up: May 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: May 2019

How quickly the year is marching on. I know we say it every year, but it’s true isn’t it!┬áMay is worth hurrying to, however, because it’s when the longlist for our most famous literary award, the Miles Franklin, is announced. I’ll discuss that...
Classics and Literary Round-up: April 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: April 2019

The Classics and Literary section of the challenge looks healthy at present with reviews pouring in – well, not literally of course, but this month and last we’ve seen enthusiastic responses to both new releases (not a new phenomenon!) and to books...