Italy and ‘The Betrothed,’ by Alessandro Manzoni


The link below is to an article that reports on how Italy has been finding some hope during the coronavirus pandemic by turning to ‘The Betrothed,’ by Alessandro Manzoni.

For more visit:
https://lithub.com/italys-answer-to-coronavirus-is-a-classic-published-almost-200-years-ago/

BiblioCupid


Dating Service for Book Lovers

The following link is to a site begun by AbeBooks, which is for a dating service for book lovers. It is said to start from April 1st – is it an April Fools prank? One can only hope so.

For more, visit:
http://www.abebooks.com/books/dating-service-love-literary-romance/biblio-cupid.shtml

At the BookShelf (Reading Club/Group)


I have started a book reading club/group in association with the Blog here – ‘At the BookShelf.’ The reading club/group will feature some of the books I post about here and will give opportunity for members to obviously discuss the books being read. This is something I’m quite excited about and look forward to seeing grow. I hope you will get involved with the club/group.

The reading club/group will also be networked with my websites, including the http://particularbaptist.com site, providing a social network feature that has been missing at the site for some time. In  doing so, I will also try to network the website, the Blog and the Facebook page into the particularbaptist.com community that is slowly being built. Please get involved – over time as the network grows, the interaction increases and the fellowship expands, I’m sure it will be a blessing to us all.

The book reading club/group is simply called At the BookShelf (the same as the Blog).

Visit at:
http://www.bookclubit.com/bookclub.php?id=404