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If you’ve come to talk books, you’re in the right place. If books are slowly stacking up on your windowsills and countertops, or in the nooks and crannies of your home, you’re a kindred spirit. CrookInABook is a place for all things literary: from book reviews and recommendations to literary gossip and industry news.

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The latest from the blogs…

The Tiger’s Wife

I’ve been meaning to join an official book club for a while now, because obviously I love discussing books, and Téa Obreht’s The Tiger’s Wife is the book that has finally made me pull the trigger on that. In other… Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Overstory

It’s been a while since my last post, and that’s partially because The Overstory by Richard Powers is a long and dense – though also beautiful – novel, much like the trees that inspire it’s plot and characters (and partially… Continue Reading →

You’re In Luck

Full disclosure: I’m a huge fan of all things Irish. I mean… whiskey, potatoes, luck. What’s not to love? And at the top of my favorite Irish things is, of course, the rich literary tradition of Ireland. So, this St…. Continue Reading →

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