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- Eric Larson - USA - author of five non-fiction best sellers
- Lucy Adlington- UK - Author of The Dress Makers of Auschwitz- fashion historian - first blog appearance
- Madeleine Miller - USA - author of Circe and The Loves of Achilles
- Joseph O’Connor - Ireland - author of 11 novels
- Hiromi Kawakami - Japan- best selling author.
Only one author was featured for the first time, all are living, two are men, three women.
Home countries of February Authors
- USA - 2
- UK - 1
- Ireland- 1
- Japan 1
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I read three non-fiction but did not post upon them
- The British Raj and the Conquest of India by Jon Wilson - 2016
- The Last Mughal by William Dalrymple -2006
- White Trash - The Four Hundred Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg - 2021
These are all very good works I would recommend to anyone with an interest in their subjects
Top home Countries for visitors
- The Philippines
Since the Ukrainian-Russia War began, the volume of Russian visits have fallen by ninety percent.
The top ten most viewed posts for February were all on short stories. Posts on pre World War Two short stories by authors from India and the Philippines are consistently the most read of our posts
In March I will continue our long tradition of focusing on Irish Short Stories
The year 2022 has been for our family one of great darkness. My life will never be the same.