"Matthew Leporati argues that the epic

"Matthew Leporati argues that the epic revival not only reflects but also interrogates this evangelical turn. The first to examine the impact of the missionary work on epic literature, this book offers sustained analysis of both under-read and canonical works, bringing fresh historical and literary contexts to bear on our understanding of this unique revival of epic poetry."

Leporati, M. (2023). Romantic Epics and the Mission of Empire (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi: (66)

The Prophecy

Finn is showing an old book to Alice. It contains a prophecy.

#AutisticWriters #book #comedy #OldBook #prophecy #YourAutisticLife

In Dr Armand Liones Native American History of Washington, DC you will the missing stories of DC's . lived on the land that is now for thousands of years before colonial settlers arrived in the early . The Native people had villages, quarries and burial grounds throughout the city, ranging from what is now Rock Creek Park to the grounds of the White House.

Watch Dr Armand Liones talk & reading on Nov 5 of his Native American History of Washington, DC.
It's the of the and the preceding tribes who once walked the land under historic sites and museums that now neglect them. Local author Dr. Lione details the record of the tribes of the District & deals with the complex question of why these stories have not been offered to the public.

Communicate with your local boat owners.

Continuing to slog away on reviewing/correcting copy edits for my next . It will be out in March and is already available for pre-order. Just sayin'!

If you're looking for some free Fantasy and Science Fiction reading to go with your wine this weekend, check out this giveaway, which includes one of my early books, Marvellous Hairy. (A daffy retelling of A Midsummer Night's Dream, with liberal dashes of chaos theory and grain alcohol.)

Earlier this week I went to an interesting lecture/interview with in the in about his new #Nirwana. Despite getting soaked home, very well worthwhile, I really enjoyed it.

Found this wonderful illustrated / of some of s work. Really surreal and wonderful illustration. Illustrated by Nishioka Kyodai

Iconographie des champignons de Paulet, recueil de 217 planches dessines d'aprs nature by Lveill, Joseph Henri, 1796-1870 Paulet, Jean-Jacques, 1740-1826

Here's what I'm reading right now in between doing review swaps with other !

What are y'all reading right now Drop them in the comments!

She Seduced Me: A Love Affair with Rome
On Amazon.

Are we on the cusp of another dark age, in comparison to where we currently stand


Dawn: a great read, and Adulthood Rites

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New arrived today. I'm two pages in and I think we're going to be good friends.

5 Stars
I love Happy Readers!
Check it out today!

Happy Friday! I hope you have some nice weekend plansyes, reading all day counts as nice.
And if, by any chance, you're looking for something new to read, here's a reminder that I have a new book out, and book 2 and 3 are coming in 2023!

Speaking of books, I have donated two signed books to the Labour Behind The Label fundraiser.

The Anti-Capitalist Book Of Fashion


Foot Work - What Your Shoes Tell You About Globalisation

You can bid for them here, at the moment the bid is really low at 5

I am covering the p&p and will send them anywhere in the world. IMHO these make banging presents.

Today's release: Korin I. Dushayl's queer erotic space opera Spyders Triump: Denial and Decadence.

The Predicantors hatred for the Lady Cassandra intensifies with every setback his Righteous Order of Piety Purists suffer at the hands of her champions. The price on her head grows...

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Today's indie author review! Coming Out at Crofton Hall" by Rebecca Cohen:

"Cohen does a fantastic job. They all grow and change, and become very likable characters. Well written, serious and fun, full of banter and lots of romance. I'm ready for the next story."

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I'm going to try and work on Cursed Hearts today! Super excited!

It's been forever since I've read a new book. Very excited! Gonna post random thoughts on the book whenever I find any I feel like sharing.

The Running Grave (Cormoran Strike #7), by Robert Galbraith


The Running Grave by Robert Galbraith

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I finished reading this novel about five minutes a...

"Iconography in Medieval Spanish Literature" (2014)
John E. Keller and Richard P. Kinkade

The Daily Heller: Can You Believe It Digital Design Now Has Its Own History
Feat. art and design historian Stephen J. Eskilson's Digital Design: A History
By Steven Heller thedailyheller at printmag

Sand Talk is a fascinating raising many questions in me. Im sure that a single reading will not be enough for me and Im as excited about the reread as I am for the now read. Theres a lot of wisdom from their approaches and culture. My struggle to understand helps me understand my culture better too (which I think is, at least, part of the point of the book)

Unique to this 3rd edition, "The Reel World" now takes you inside the world of creating music for

Packed with composer interviews and insider tips, this is a great guide to get your start in the industry!

The Daily Heller: Suppose You Can Imagine Another Reality. What Would it Be
Feat.: Supposing (by poet and humorist , illustrated by painter and satirist A. Birnbaum)
By Steven Heller thedailyheller at printmag

images of the Geisel Library at the University of California San Diego, designed by William Pereira, completed in 1970

The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday: Unexpected Encounters in the Changing Middle East by Neil MacFarquhar

New sapphic book review! Baby Bank by Sarah Robinson

Iconographie des champignons de Paulet, recueil de 217 planches dessines d'aprs nature by Lveill, Joseph Henri, 1796-1870 Paulet, Jean-Jacques, 1740-1826

A zine Ive contributed to by Electric Frog Press has been just released, Linguae issue 1 with the theme being "Flashing Colour". Theres some really cool work featured in it from other artists, poets, photographers, etc. Im on pages 10 and 11.

This is
Thanks for helping me pass 700 followers!! That's pretty cool:)

Hi, I'm V and I'm a body paint ! All the photos below are me.
First image is . Second image is a pink whose original design belongs to the tattoo artist Louis Goode. Third image is my own OC, Tilly Kinoko from a I'm writing. Fourth is the green lantern, aka Jennifer Lynn Haden.

I've done over 200 bodypaintings to date! Stay tuned for more:)

Started Feet of Clay and Im still yet to find a Discworld book I dont love!

Day 3

Today I am delighted to welcome Carla of to to share 3 favourite books published in 2023

Find out which 3 books Carla chose here...

(Curious 200-year-old manuscript of Irish lore found in Scituate.)

The recording of my online book launch of "Purrieties of Language: How We Talk about Cats Online" is now available on YouTube:

Spoiler: zoombombing cats included


Coucou mes Bookinautes adors ! Pour ma dernire chronique de la semaine, je vous prsente "La nuit des fous" le nouveau roman de Anouk Shutterberg, paru le 02 novembre aux ditions Rcamier !

Ma chronique :

Avez-vous dj lu ce titre Dites-moi tout... Et belle journe tous !

Is it strange to read cookbooks when you don't cook much

I'm leafing through "Star Wars: The Ultimate Cookbook" at the moment.

Iconographie des champignons de Paulet, recueil de 217 planches dessines d'aprs nature by Lveill, Joseph Henri, 1796-1870 Paulet, Jean-Jacques, 1740-1826

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