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Deacon King Kong

By James McBride, A lively and compassionate story about a shooting in the projects of South Brooklyn

Deacon King Kong by James McBride is not the type of book I ordinarily would have chosen for myself. If it hadn’t popped up on Oprah’s book club, I probably wouldn’t have given it much consideration. Of course, having read it, I’m really glad I did and I hope others give it a shot, too. …


15 Literary Gifts for Book Lovers Under $12

With the holidays coming up, it’s time for the Bookish Holiday Gift Guide, featuring literary and bookish gifts and stocking stuffers unger $12 for all those bookworms out there! Enjoy and happy holidays! This post contains affiliate links, where The Bibliofile earns for qualifying purchases. Thank you for your support! Note that prices listed are …


The Testaments

By Margaret Atwood, A continuation of the story of Gilead

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood, a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, was released a few days ago. The original novel was released in 1985. I’m a Margaret Atwood fan. I have signed, first edition copies of a number of her books, and The Blind Assassin is one of my favorite books of all time. Even …