Inspiring Older Readers
The Dust that falls from Dreams posted on 31 Jul 2015
The Dust that falls from Dreams by Louis de Bernieres I absolutely loathed 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin' which, unlike most people, I found to be tedious ..
Domestic Relations posted on 31 Jul 2015
Domestic Relations by Frank O'Connor Try as I might, I find it hard to warm to short stories. That's not to say that I never read them or dislike them all.
Little Steel posted on 31 Jul 2015
Little Steel by Upton Sinclair Despite being a Pulitzer Prize winner I suspect that very few people now read much written by Upton Sinclair ...
How To Be Both posted on 31 Jul 2015
How To Be Both by Ali Smith Ali Smith's reputation as a novelist continues to grow. She is one of those rare writers who seems to be able to blend ...
Citizen: An American Lyric posted on 31 Jul 2015
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine The fact that this book is subtitled An American Lyric and has been nominated for awards in the category...
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre posted on 31 Jul 2015
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre by B. Traven Just who was B. Traven? The mystery of the identity of the man who took this pseudonym ....
On Queer Street: A Social History of British Homosexuality, 1895-1995 posted on 26 Jul 2015
You know what it’s like. You go out, you buy a book and you add it to your pile marked ‘to be read’. And then, sometimes, you just don’t get around...