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  • For the names of Authors, Birds, Mammals (including names of classes) and Plants, see sub-indexes under _Authors_, _Birds_, _Mammals_ and

    The Foundations of the Origin of Species Two Essays written in 1842 and 1844

  • a truly great wild-life-protection volume of 607 pages, by Mr. Forbush, entitled "_Game Birds, Wild-Fowl and Shore Birds_."

    Our Vanishing Wild Life Its Extermination and Preservation

  • Tea Birds is a blog that posts photos of women drinking tea.

    Boing Boing

  • For those playing along at home, "The Loyalty of Birds" is a story I plucked out of the slush pile, loved immediately, and quickly forwarded to the boss.

    Books in 2009, #9

  • Wednesday, January 7, 2009 Posted in Birds and Wildlife, Outdoor

    Ptarmigan Town » Dave Brosha Photography

  • I like this quote from Louis de Bernieres in Birds Without Wings.

    Interview: Jack Ketchum

  • I don't have an opinion on the new book, since I haven't read it, but based on my readings of Frog Hospital and even some of the stories in Birds of America, I'd have to say your assessment is more or less on target (though I have some affection for both books).

    A Sad Decline

  • Amateur Reader – The Thorn Birds is in the third person.

    Father Ralph and Humbert Humbert « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Even the story "People Like That Are the Only People Here" (collected in Birds of America), which is ritually cited as Moore's finest work, seems to me mostly an exercise in sentimentality, its supposed mordancy of tone notwithstanding, invoking that most maudlin of narrative devices, a child in distress, without redeeming it.

    A Sad Decline

  • Even the story "People Like That Are the Only People Here" (collected in Birds of America), which is ritually cited as Moore's finest work, seems to me mostly an exercise in sentimentality, its supposed mordancy of tone notwithstanding, invoking that most maudlin of narrative devices, a child in distress, without redeeming it.

    March 2010

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