Mailbox Monday – November 10, 2008

Another Monday and another week of books. I found two books in my mailbox last week:

Matrimony, by Joshua Henkin. I won this signed edition during the 24 Hour Read-A-Thon and was very excited to have it arrive in my mailbox this week. Thanks, Josh!

Right Livelihoods, by Rick Moody. This arrived Thursday from Little, Brown and Co. – I believe I requested it though Shelf Awareness…I think I asked for it as a step outside of my normal reading. It is a collection of three novellas. I have not read anything by this author – he is supposed to be one of the up and coming writers who are on the cutting edge of what makes the world tick; so I’m going to give this one a try. Anyone out there read anything by Moody?

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  1. congrats on winning matrimony…i’ve heard only good things.

    • Kathy on November 10, 2008 at 09:38

    I’ve never read any of Rick Moody’s work, but can’t wait to see what you think of it.

    • Dawn on November 10, 2008 at 13:58

    Congratulations on winning *Matrimony*!

    • Darlene on November 10, 2008 at 14:21

    Congrats on winning Matrimony. It’s on my nightstand too.

    • Shana on November 10, 2008 at 20:47

    Your description of Right Livelihoods makes it sound very intriguing.


    • Wendy on November 10, 2008 at 20:53

    Serena: Thanks 🙂

    Kathy: I have seen very few reviews of this one…

    Dawn: Thanks!

    Darlene: Thanks! I’ll look forward to your thoughts on it.

    Shana: I hope it is good – it is really outside of my usually reading material, but I’m always open to expanding into new areas 🙂

    • Anna on November 10, 2008 at 22:20

    Matrimony certainly has been making the rounds. I received it a couple of weeks ago, but haven’t had a chance to read it yet. Looking forward to your review.

    • lenore on November 11, 2008 at 01:00

    Guess I missed that one on Shelf Awareness – looks good though!

    • Marcia on November 13, 2008 at 13:53

    Thanks for stopping by the ‘mailbox’ this week. Matrimony is on my Raved-About Reads challenge list.

    • Wendy on November 14, 2008 at 10:20

    Anna: Josh has been doing a great job marketing this book to the book bloggers!

    Lenore: I am not sure if it came from Shelf Awareness…I cannot honestly remember where I requested it from; but I request most of my ARCs from there, so I made a guess!

    Marcia: Matrimony has been getting nice reviews.

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