Poet Jackie Kay said of the nominees, “It is a sad day when even the Booker is afraid to be bookish.”
She's fighting to the bookish death at the Literary Death Match in NYC on June 25.
It is a farce of an event in the way the bookish Karl Marx meant it, “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.”
Great new novels on hippie California, a bookish adventure, and the gritty Midwest.
For all that, everyone who knew Varun as a boy recalls a quiet, bookish child.
Most of the answers to the first question were vague, one-sided, “verbal,” or bookish.
But generally she was silent, enwrapped, no doubt, in bookish thought.
Little by little they became distinct so that I attempted to classify them in a crude and bookish way.
He's vulgar and hysterical and bookish, but don't think that sums him up.
It has the defect which is common to all the educational systems which we have inherited--it is too bookish, too little practical.