Inspiring Older Readers
Catcher in the Rye posted on 20 Sep 2015
A guest post by Rosemary Chrimes who chose to introduce her book club members to J.D.Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye
Heartbreak posted on 20 Sep 2015
I hate to have to say this, I really do. This ‘novel’ is not at all my cup of tea – in fact, I couldn’t even finish...
The Autocracy of Mr. Parham posted on 17 Sep 2015
This is really something of a little oddity. I have to admit ....
A Canticle For Leibowitz posted on 14 Sep 2015
Walter Miller was a regular contributor to the science fiction magazines which were proliferating in the US....
The Demon-Haunted World posted on 11 Sep 2015
The premature death of the US cosmologist and astronomer, Carl Sagan, at the age of 62 robbed the scientific community....
The Man Who Wasn’t There posted on 09 Sep 2015
This is a slim, even cryptic novel of life in post-war, black and white Britain. 12 year old Colin has no father......
Howard's End Is On The Landing posted on 30 Aug 2015
This is the second time I've read Susan Hill's journal of a year given over to only reading...
Go set a Watchman posted on 30 Aug 2015
It has been difficult not to look at any of the countless reviews of this book so that I could read it with a fresh eye....
Paris Trout posted on 16 Aug 2015
Published in 1988, Pete Dexter's Paris Trout is most frequently described as a study of 1950s Deep South bigotry ...
Hear the Wind Sing / Pinball posted on 14 Aug 2015
In all honesty, there isn't a great deal to say about these two novellas packaged together...