[DWJ] Announcing new listbaby

Gili Bar-Hillel gbhillel at netvision.net.il
Mon May 21 13:47:44 EDT 2007


no, my bad, voices is the second.
Thanks to all the well wishers. I did not get to take a shower that morning,
but I would like to assure those of you who worry that I do make a point of
eating and cleansing myself as often as possible! Though it does take effort
nowadays...

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From: dwj-bounces at suberic.net [mailto:dwj-bounces at suberic.net]On Behalf Of
Ian W. Riddell
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2007 6:25 PM
To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion
Subject: Re: [DWJ] Announcing new listbaby


Is _Voices_ really the third? I only have _Gifts_ on my shelf beside it.

Did I miss a Le Guin book ?!?!?!?!??

(help)

widdy



On 5/20/07, Roslyn <rosgross at bigpond.net.au> wrote:
>
>
>
> What great news! Congratulations!!
>
> Of the books you've read, I'm in the middle of reading _Gifts_, the first
> in
> the series of which _Voices_ is the third; and Transformation, which I
> loved. Oh, and _The Game_, of course!
>
> Have you been able to nurse and feed at the same time?
>
>
> Ros
>
> << Haggai, born Sunday May 13th, birthweight 2.7 kilos. He is an adorable
> little frogling who keeps me up at impossible hours nursing.
> ObDWJ: Haggai was kind enough to afford me the opportunity to catch up on
> a
> lot of my reading. I spent much of the last month of my pregnancy in the
> ER
> and/or hospitalised for high blood pressure, during which I would have
> been
> bored senseless had I not been able to read:
>
> WYRD SISTERS, MASKERADE and CARPE JUGULUM by Terry Pratchett. Ah, a
> Pratchett binge... contributing to the random order in which I have so far
> read this book.
>
> LADY FRIDAY by Garth Nix. The Keys to the Kingdom series I think is
> brilliant, but this particular title seemed a bit treading water to me...
>
> THE GAME by Diana Wynne Jones. Are we discussing this yet?
>
> THE MERRYBEGOT by Julie Hearn. In many ways a very good book, but the end
> a
> bit too deus ex machina for my taste...
>
> PETER AND THE SHADOW THIEVES by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Not even
> sure
> why I read this, given that I disliked PETER AND THE STARCATCHERS, and
> extremely disliked the whole attempt to rationalise Peter Pan. I guess I'm
> a
> completist of sorts. This one was perhaps marginally better than its
> prequel, but that's not saying much.
>
> CELANDINE by Steve Augard - this was recommended to me by someone on this
> list and purchased during my last trip to London. I agree, a terrific
> book,
> but I wish I had known it was the second in a trilogy!
>
> VOICES by Ursula LeGuin - Excellent. Then I discovered it is also the
> third
> in a trilogy, but this time I have no one to blame but myself...
>
> THE CHRONOLITHS by Robert Charles Wilson. Good stuff, though slightly
> depressing. I read this in Hebrew, one of the books published by the
> publishing house I now work for.
>
> TRANSFORMATION by Carol Berg. Even better. Also one of the books published
> by Graff publishing house which I read in Hebrew.
>
> While I was in hospital, the translator handed in her draft of ARCHERS
> GOON
> in Hebrew, scheduled to be our third YA title after SABRIEL and JOURNEY TO
> THE RIVER SEA. We also recently bought rights to translate two more books
> that were recommended to me by people on this mailing list: FLY BY NIGHT
> and
> the first book in the Percy Jackson series.
>
> I can't believe I managed to write all this before the baby woke up. He's
> still breathing, phew. Will it be pushing my luck to try taking a
> shower...?
>
>
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Should be as holy as severe
- Duke Vincentio "Measure for Measure"
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Ian W. Riddell
Director of Music Ministry, James Reeb UU Congregation
Artistic Director, Perfect Harmony Men's Chorus
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