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Will Buckingham
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Novelist, philosopher, occasional blogger.
Novelist, philosopher, occasional blogger.

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I don't often wander over to Google+ these days, but thought I'd share this belated New Year blog post that I've written.

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On Leonard, loss and gratitude. 

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For the first time in ages, I've posted a brief blog over on WaywardPhilosophy.com. It's about conferences and rituals and the Yijing and things like that.

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I've just done a long interview about my book Sixty-Four Chance Pieces for New Books in East Asian studies. It ranges from divination to Tang dynasty jam tarts. Have a listen!

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A very short blog post on the general awfulness of writers (in ancient China, but things haven't changed that much). #ChinesePhilosophy #writing

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More on Chinese classics, writing, idleness and hard work.

My novel, The Descent of the Lyre, is free on Kindle until this Saturday. Get yourselves a copy! (Then buy a copy of the shiny new paperback for your friends, if you like...)

"Gripping and highly original" — Louis de Bernières
"Masterful storytelling" — Historical Novel Review
"Unique, timeless and enjoyable" — LeftLion Magazine
"A highly memorable tale, told simply" — Vulpes Libris
"Really thrilling" — Radio Bulgaria English Service
"Lyrical and well-written" — The Bookseller

You can buy the book here: http://www.amazon.com/Descent-Lyre-Will-Buckingham-ebook/dp/B00BXIJIMY

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My I Ching-based novel-of-sorts, Sixty Four Chance Pieces, is now out in Kindle format from Earnshaw Books (paperback coming in UK/US in July/August). #IChing   #yijing   #易經  

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I'm off to China for a book tour. See the link for my various events in four cities.
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