Sunday Sampler

January 25, 2009 at 9:56 pm (Art, Blogroll, books, Mystery fiction)

First – the case of the burgeoning blogroll…

Art and Faith features some fantastic Russian paintings, like the one below:

Portrait of P.A. Zubov by Ivan Eggink

Portrait of P.A. Zubov by Ivan Eggink


Mystery Fanfare is Janet Rudolph’s blog. Janet is the founder of Mystery Readers International. The unset alarm clock (love that name!) is the blog of a book loving retired librarian. And finally, a mutual love of the novels of Reginald Hill led me to “Payal Dhar, Wordsmith” and the delightful


Second – yet another book list, and it’s big,  really big…

Yes, just as all of us fanatical readers were recovering from the onslaught of “Best of 2008” lists, here comes the Guardian Online with 1000 Novels Everyone Must Read. I appreciate the use of the word “must” rather than “should.” Even so: give me strength, give me time!

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