I admit it, I'm a nerd, which is why I find the Hot Word blog so wonderful.
I like the Bellwether Prize, so I thought I would share - belatedly - the news of its recent winner.
I am very excited about this book (Click on The Distant Hours) and this one.
And, finally, do you lie about reading books? Some people do, and here are the top ten favorite books for those prevaricating purposes.
Count down to Booker Prize 2010 Longlist Announcement: 18 days