Adventures in Nonfiction: TBR

I said the other week that I had a nonfiction TBR list ready to go: well, here it is. Admissions by Henry Marsh - I read Marsh's first memoir, Do No Harm, a couple of years ago, I think in one sitting. It left me staggered - feeling my mortality, I suppose. Marsh is a … Continue reading Adventures in Nonfiction: TBR


Letters in Numbers: my 2017 reading stats

In 2017 I kept a reading journal, mostly because my memory is rubbish and I couldn't tell you what I read last week, but also because I thought it would be interesting to keep tabs on my choices and get some insights into my habits as a reader. I've run my numbers and this is … Continue reading Letters in Numbers: my 2017 reading stats

Other People’s Bookcases – The Unboxing

My parents cleared out their garage last week, and came across a number of forgotten boxes (twenty years forgotten, apparently). Some of these boxes contained embarrassing diaries written by myself and my sisters between the ages of 6 and 8. Some contained books. Most I'm assuming belong to my mother. She appears to have rescued … Continue reading Other People’s Bookcases – The Unboxing