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December 2014

Buchnarr, 1494. Ware! Ware! Ware the Book-Fool!


9 & 31 December 2014

The Best Book of the Year 2014

— George Koppelman & Daniel Wechsler. Shakespeare’s Beehive. An Annotated Elizabethan Dictionary Comes to Light. Axletree Books, 2014.

Your correspondent has read many good books this year (see immediately below) but Shakespeare’s Beehive remains unequalled, the most engaging and astonishing of them all, the Best Book of the Year 2014.

Reviewed here :

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alphabetical list of a few good books read in 2014

— John Clute. Stay. Beccon Publications, 2014.

— [Nicholas Currie]. Momus. UnAmerica. Penny-Ante Editions, 2014. Reviewed here

— Disobedient Objects. Edited by Catherine Flood and Gavin Grindon. V&A Publishing, [2014].

— C. M. Doughty. The Cliffs. Duckworth, 1909.

— William Gibson. The Peripheral. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, [2014]. Notice here

— Greer Gilman. Exit, Pursued by a Bear. Small Beer Press, [2014].

— Craig Graham. Phantom Pain. Poems. Vagabond Books, [2014].

— Eileen Gunn. Questionable Practices. Small Beer Press, [2014]. Light fuse and get away

— Nick Harkaway. Tigerman. William Heineman