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Welcome to SearchGo literature category. You will find journal and book reviews from various authors on a wide range of subjects from non-fiction to fiction. Spark your imagination!

Mary Tudor, Bloody Mary

Mary Tudor: Courageous Queen Or Bloody Mary?

I'll start this review by saying that I highly recommend Mary Tudor: Courageous Queen or Bloody Mary? by Jane Buchanan.

From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

We all agree that E. L. Konigsburg's From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler is a brilliant read, no matter what your age.
84 Charing Cross Road plaque

A Very Bookish Holiday

I alluded to bookish doings abroad in my last post ... the London trip was amazing, at least from this bibliophile's point of view
Michael Bond

A Bear Called Paddington

The recent trip to London put me in a mood for a book I’ve not read in more than twenty years: Paddington Abroad
84 Charing Cross Rd

84 Charing Cross Road Review

84 Charing Cross Road will resonate with anyone who relishes the tactile beauty of regally bound, hand press books
Elizabeth Taylor, author

Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont

Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont doesn't leave you feeling at all down. Taylor's books are perfect if you want a breezy summer read but aren't willing to sacrifice craft or depth
Camille Paglia

Break, Blow, Burn Review

I've spent some time with Camille Paglia's Break, Blow, Burn in which she "reads" forty-three of the "world's best poems."
Ruth Rendell

A Judgement in Stone

A Judgement in Stone is at heart about the tension between reality, or experience, and fiction, or illusion
Neil Labute

LaBute’s Razor

In Fat Pig and This Is How It Goes, LaBute gives voice to all those ugly things that propel the human tendency toward selfishness and approval-seeking.
Daniel Handler aka Lemony Snicket

A Series of Unfortunate Events

In a coup of numerological (and bibliographic) symmetry, Lemony Snicket delivered the final instalment in the A Series of Unfortunate Events
Jan Pienkowski

The Fairy Tales

The Fairy Tales are also appropriate, despite their darker elements, for children who have perhaps overindulged on the sugar-coated Disney versions
Elizabeth Taylor, author

Blaming

Blaming by Elizabeth Taylor is the story of an unlikely friendship that forms between Amy, an Englishwoman, and Martha, an American
British author Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie Birthday – Favourite Books

I couldn't let the week pass by without mentioning that September 15th (today) was Agatha Christie's birthday
Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Disappearance of Agatha Christie

I can recommend two intriguing adult treatments of Agatha Christie's mysterious disappearance from Styles, her real-life home, in Sunningdale, Berkshire.