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Persephone Reading Week: May 3rd-May 9th

I’m a bit slow jumping on this bandwagon, but I’ve recently learned that Verity at The B Files and Claire at Paperback Reader will be hosting a Persephone Reading Week from May 3rd through May 9th. There aren’t any rules; all you need to do is read at least one Persephone.

So far I’ve read twelve Persephones, and I have five more unread on my shelves: The Young Pretenders, A London Child of the 1870s, William: An Englishman, High Wages, and They Were Sisters. At some point in the next week or two I should be receiving my May book (title TBD). Plus I’ve also ordered the two new ones, Still Missing, by Beth Gutcheon, and Dimanche and Other Stories, by Irene Nemirovsky. These last three might not make it here in time for PRW, though... I obviously won’t get to reading all of my choices during that week, but I’ll definitely have a number of options to keep me occupied!

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So pleased that you are joining us for Persephone Reading Week, Katherine! You have some great choices for the week; The Were Sisters is particularly good (typical of Whipple, of course). I'm looking forward to reading my new ones.
verity said…
And I'm pleased too! I read Still Missing last weekend and it was brilliant :) Looking forward to having you on board.

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