Originally, I'd hoped to call this blog something more straightforward, like Backlist.com. Unfortunately, or possibly even fortunately, as it may signify another like-minded soul, it's been taken.
At any rate, I work in an independent bookstore, and I think a lot about things like backlist, midlist, frontlist. Frontlist just means very recently published books. Backlist is everything else. I'm a slow reader. By the time I'm ready to comment on something, it's inevitably lost it's shiny newness. Having enjoyed a brief stint as a frontlist reviewer before my local paper decided that it could largely do without such things, I thought,like everyone else in the universe, "Well, maybe I'll start a blog..."
Married Life - 2007 film review - *Married Life* is the rather odd (and to my mind unsatisfactory) title given to a 2007 American film version by Ira Sachs of a novel published more than ha...
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