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Book Giveaway! Bujold! And Brain Attics!

If you're on Goodreads (and if you're not, please consider yourself invited!), I've put up a giveaway copy of the soon-to-be-released Lois McMaster Bujold: Essays on a Modern Master of Science Fiction and Fantasy, which is the first essay collection devoted to Bujold's works. It includes a new interview with Bujold and an essay by a variety of scholars, including Yours Truly.

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Lois McMaster Bujold by Janet Brennan Croft

Lois McMaster Bujold

by Janet Brennan Croft

Giveaway ends March 20, 2013.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter to win

And an article of possible interest, from Maria Konnikova, the author of Mastermind: How to think Like Sherlock Holmes: "Sherlock Holmes and the Infamous Brain Attic."


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Jan. 15th, 2013 02:29 pm (UTC)
Sounds good. I entered. Interesting article about the memory too!
Jan. 17th, 2013 05:10 pm (UTC)
Oh yay! So glad you're interested (thanks!). I found that article to be very interesting, too. I may have to read that book she wrote. :)
Jan. 16th, 2013 12:35 pm (UTC)
Per your recommendation, I've joined up. I can already imagine all the time I'm going to be spending on there! *g*
Jan. 17th, 2013 05:13 pm (UTC)
Oh yay! I hope you enjoy it as much as I have. At first I only left reviews, I didn't rate the books (that stressed me out for some reason, LOL), but then I discovered the ratings were very useful, as they helped the site recommend related books to me. So now I rate everything too. I've won three books thus far through the "Giveaways" section, as well; it's very useful for keeping an eye on new publications.

If you want a "friend," I'd love to "friend" you!
Jan. 17th, 2013 08:18 pm (UTC)
Sure, that would be great. I'm "Gilda Felt" there. As soon as you do, I'll friend you back. :-)
Jan. 17th, 2013 09:35 pm (UTC)
Ooh, I may have to look at Mastermind for my Intro to Philosophy class! Right now I'm looking to replace the crappy chapter on critical thinking in their textbook with a few volumes of "On the Case with Holmes and Watson," a series of short critical-thinking books that each use an ACD story as a springboard for discussing critical thinking. (I have a Very Exciting Reason for doing that . . . but it's not set-in-stone yet!) But this one sounds good, too. Thank you so much for the link!
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