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Friday Finds

Righting the Mother Tongue: From Olde English to E-Mail, the Tangled Story of English Spelling, by David Wollman. A humorous story of English spelling. ARC.

American Eve, by Paula Uruburu. The story of Evelyn Nesbitt, the Gilded Age’s “It Girl,” and the murder of her husband. I saw this at McNally Robinson yesterday.

The Toss of a Lemon, by Padma Viswanathan. A book about a woman in India in the last days of the British Empire. ARC.

The Birthday Present, by Barbara Vine. I have no clue what this is about, but it’s due to be released sometime next year. And I love this woman's writing.

An Expert in Murder: A New Mystery Featuring Josephine Tey, by Nicola Upson. A woman is found murdered on a train and Tey is at hand to investigate. I saw this through someone else's blog, but I now can't remember where! If anyone can be of any help, that would be greatly appreciated.


I like the sound of The toss of Lemon. Good finds. :-)
MizB said…
Thanks for playing along in this week's Friday Finds event! :)
Tracy said…
I agree, The Toss of Lemon sounds really good! Thanks for the tips:)
Danielle said…
I have American Eve on my pile as well and can't wait to get to it. And I have the Tey mystery checked out from thelibrary as well. I think we have very similar reading tastes as I'm also a great fan of Barbara Vine mysteries--is that an ARC? I might have to order it from the UK as I think it might be out already? (Not sure actually, but I thought I saw it on a British blog recently as well as one called Portobello, which I think is by Ruth Rendell). Now Toss of a Lemon is new to me, and I'm off to request it from the library--thanks!

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