First Annual Dibby Hill Awards for Literature

So, 57 books in 2010. Off my mark from last year. But some fabulous reading.I'm inclined to pass out awards, the First Annual Dibby Hill Awards for Literature:Most Unforgettable: Dog Boy, Eva HornungBest Novel: 2666, Roberto BolonaBest Mystery/Thriller: The Girl Who Played with FireBest Juvenile Fiction: Catching Fire, Suzanne CollinsBest Non-Fiction: The Hemmingses of Monticello, … Continue reading First Annual Dibby Hill Awards for Literature

Dog Boy

I finished Dog Boy by Eva Hornung last night about midnight, with a gasp. Literally.Dog Boy is a stunning novel about a four-year-old boy in late 20th century Moscow, abandoned by first his mother, then his alcoholic uncle, as their apartment building on the outskirts of the city is abandoned. Romochko ventures out after all … Continue reading Dog Boy