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Sunday 29 January 2006

Neglected

Although its been online for nearly a year, The Neglected Books Page had passed me by. But now I've come across it, I won't neglect to mention it: at Neglected Books "you'll find lists of thousands of books that have been neglected, overlooked, forgotten, or stranded by changing tides in critical or popular taste." The lists include surveys of forgotten books compiled in the last half-century like The American Scholar's 1956 and 1970 lists, the Antaeus series, David Madden's Rediscoveries, Writer's Choice, etc. Definitely worth a look.

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Wednesday 01 February 2006

Georgy Riecke says...

For yet more sadly neglected books, another site that may be useful is http://www.underneaththebunker.com. On the 'Greatest Novels' page you can find reviews of European novels that most commentators have overlooked, from Hoce's 'Receding Rainfall' to Tosca Calbirro's 'Under an Unquiet Sun'

Wednesday 01 February 2006

Mark Thwaite says...

Thanks for this Georgy (Georgy is the "Founder and General Editor" of underneaththebunker.com). I've never heard of either Hoce's 'Receding Rainfall' or Calbirro's 'Under an Unquiet Sun' ...

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