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Vera Brittain

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Rumer Godden

Elizabeth Goudge

Georgette Heyer

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Anglophile or Bookish Bits of Interest Please click on links for articles and books.

 
Aug. 20, 2013 Happy Birthday, Holly H. !
Holly has been a good friend and customer of Anglophile Books since 1998. She has written several book recommendations for us. The date link will take you to books Holly thinks fellow Anglophiles will enjoy.

We'd love to share your book recommendations too. Please send us short blurbs or recommendations of any books you notice while browsing the web site.


Aug. 20, 2013
Happy Birthday, Tom J. !

Aug. 16, 2013  Georgette Heyer born on this day in 1902
For those that missed it earlier, here is an excellent article written by Jerri Chase Comparing the Lives and Works of Dorothy L. Sayers, D.E. Stevenson and Georgette Heyer with Angela Thirkell It is available on the web site with her kind permission.

Aug. 9, 2013 P.L. Travers born on this day in 1899

June 2, 2014
Barbara Pym born on this day in 1913

May 28, 2014
Homage to Torvill & Dean's Bolero
 
The date link will take you to an article that explains the short film and how it was made as well as the video. There is a scene in a library just to keep this figure skating tribute a bit book related. :o)

May 15, 2014  RIP Lady Mary Stewart September 17, 1916 - May 9, 2014

May 13, 2014 
Dame Daphne du Maurier born on this day in 1907
 
May 5, 2014
Happy Birthday Geraldine H. !
The date link will take you to books Geraldine recommends. 

April 26, 2014
  Happy Birthday, Jerri C. ! 
Jerri is a good friend, wonderful traveling companion, and longtime customer of Anglophile Books. The date link will take you to books Jerri recommends to fellow Anglophiles. 

April 24, 2014
  
 Elizabeth Goudge born on this day in 1900 in Wells

February  6, 2014  Happy Birthday, Lyn B. !
Lyn B. is the author of the wonderful "I Prefer Reading" blog. The date link will take you to books Lyn recommends that we currently have in stock. 
 
Dec. 10, 2013  Rumer Godden born on this day in 1907

Sept. 13, 2013
  Roald Dahl born on this day in 1916

 April 2013   More exciting news! We are the exclusive North American distributor for five recently discovered and never before published D.E. Stevenson novels. Please click the date link for more information.
 

Aug. 15, 2012
A wonderful set of images of Queen Elizabeth II morphing from babyhood to the present day. Thanks to Louise D. of the Angela Thirkell and D. E. Stevenson email discussion groups for discovering and sharing this amazing montage.

May 5, 2011 One of our favourite authors gets a mention in the 'twitter-verse' "PublishersWkly: Two “new” DE Stevenson novels published 40 years after author's death."

April 2011  Exciting news! We are the exclusive North American distributor for the two recently discovered and never before published D.E. Stevenson novels.

We've discovered the joys of Dropbox, a super easy way to store and share files 'in the cloud'. Dropbox gives you 2 GB of free storage in a sort of 'magic pocket'.Here is a short video tour. If you decide to sign up for your free 2 GB "magic pocket" please use this link  This will give us both an additional 250 MB of free space. And doesn't everyone need more storage space? :o)

April 29, 2011 Congratulations and best wishes to Prince William and Catherine "Kate" Middleton on their marriage. We didn't intend to stay up all night watching the wedding, but we did; it was a lovely event.

Oct. 24,2010
   We were saddened to learn of the death of Eva Ibbotson, author of wonderful books for children and adults.

Sept. 24,2010  Crime novelist and Oxford grad, Val McDermid lists her top ten novels set in Oxford. Anglophile Books currently has numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6 in stock.

Sept. 22,2010  Wallace & Gromit to be on Christmas stamps                              
The Royal Mail has invited Aardman Animation to create Christmas Stamps for 2010. The short video interview with Nick Park also shows the stamp images.

Sept 7, 2010 
There has been talk that product placement may soon appear in books as it does regularly in television shows and films. This article has examples of product placement in 19th Century British novels! ;o) "All products were real; the text for the advertisements copied verbatim." 

 
June 13,2010 Author Jeanette Winterson opens a small shop in her restored Georgian townhouse in Spitalfields, east London.

June 7,2010 A fun, short, anime video featuring women that like to read.

June 4,2010 "Goodnight Mister Tom" voted favourite Puffin of all time at 2010 Hay festival.

May 18,2010 Thanks to Kathy C. for sending us this fun article (includes a short video) about Quidditch played by muggles.

 May 15,2010  Virginia Woolf's iconic "Mrs. Dalloway" was published 85 years ago this week.

May 14, 2010  Penelope Lively recalls writing her novel 'Moon Tiger' 23 years ago.

May 5, 2010 Modesty Blaise creator, and author under the pseudonym Madeleine Brent, Peter O'Donnell dies aged 90.

April 13, 2010  Kiva - loans that change lives
We are Kiva 'loaners' and invite you to join us in changing the world one loan at a time. Here is the Anglophile Books portfolio. We would like to add a customer Kiva page to our web site. If you are willing to share a link to your Kiva portfolio please contact us. 


 May 7, 2009 Thanks to Linda S. for sharing this very funny link with us. http://tinyurl.com/ExtremeSheepherding   Enjoy!
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, $25, and $50 denominations.

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Thrush Green, READ, Miss [Dora Saint]
Thrush Green
READ, Miss [Dora Saint]
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Lucy Carmichael, KENNEDY, Margaret
Lucy Carmichael
KENNEDY, Margaret
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Blush, The and Other Stories, TAYLOR, Elizabeth
Blush, The and Other Stories
TAYLOR, Elizabeth
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Secret Empire: Eisenhower, the CIA, and the Hidden Story of America's Space Espionage, TAUBMAN, Philip
Secret Empire: Eisenhower, the CIA, and the Hidden Story of America's Space Espionage
TAUBMAN, Philip
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At Mrs. Lippincote's, TAYLOR, Elizabeth
At Mrs. Lippincote's
TAYLOR, Elizabeth
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Summer at Fairacre, READ, Miss [Dora Saint]
Summer at Fairacre
READ, Miss [Dora Saint]
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New Moon with the Old, The, SMITH, Dodie
New Moon with the Old, The
SMITH, Dodie
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Smoky Night, BUNTING, Eve
Smoky Night
BUNTING, Eve
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Wolf Hall, MANTEL, Hilary
Wolf Hall
MANTEL, Hilary
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Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood, The, MARSH, Jan
Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood, The
MARSH, Jan
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My Friend Muriel, DUNCAN, Jane [Elizabeth Jane Cameron]
My Friend Muriel
DUNCAN, Jane [Elizabeth Jane Cameron]
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Enter Sir Robert, THIRKELL, Angela
Enter Sir Robert
THIRKELL, Angela
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Benefactress, The, Elizabeth [Von Arnim]
Benefactress, The
Elizabeth [Von Arnim]
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The Rector and The Doctor's Wife, OLIPHANT, Mrs. [Margaret]
The Rector and The Doctor's Wife
OLIPHANT, Mrs. [Margaret]
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Nonesuch, The, HEYER, Georgette
Nonesuch, The
HEYER, Georgette
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Sylvester [or The Wicked Uncle], HEYER, Georgette
Sylvester [or The Wicked Uncle]
HEYER, Georgette
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Shadowy Horses, The, KEARSLEY, Susanna (Mary Lynne Williamson)
Shadowy Horses, The
KEARSLEY, Susanna (Mary Lynne Williamson)
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Fair Stood the Wind for France, BATES, H. E.
Fair Stood the Wind for France
BATES, H. E.
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