Classics and Literary Round-up: May 2021

Classics and Literary Round-up: May 2021

May 2021 is quite a different month to May last year. The pandemic had started but we had no idea how long it would last. We still don’t know, but we know more about it now, and have some strategies for managing it. That’s a good thing. Bookselling stats...
Classics and Literary Round-up: April 2021

Classics and Literary Round-up: April 2021

And so the year rolls on, with a third of it gone. Can you believe it? I’m pleased to report, however, that the Challenge in my neck of the woods seems to be going well, with a goodly number of reviews this month. I’m even more pleased that there is a...
Classics and Literary Round-up: March 2021

Classics and Literary Round-up: March 2021

Interesting! March seems like a big reading month for the challenge. In 2019, 2020 and again this year, we had over sixty reviews for literary fiction and classics posted to the challenge, significantly more than the preceding Februarys. Why is this? Is it that autumn...
Classics and Literary Round-up: January 2021

Classics and Literary Round-up: January 2021

I started off last January’s round-up commenting on the difficult start to the year we’d had with smoke, terrible bushfires and some floods. Little did I (or we) know then what the rest of the year would bring! And it isn’t over yet. Just as well we...