Monthly Archives: December 2014

Book Recommendations from Reading 2014

I’ve lost track of how many books I’ve read this year – given my book blog often puts up several each Thursday, I’m thinking at least 200. Mostly crime-psychological thrillers, but a smattering of prize winners and shortlisted (Booker, Pulitzer, … Continue reading


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The Countdown

It goes like this. Eight year old girl ingests Enid Blyton and is in danger of never coming down the Faraway Tree. Writes first line of her own novel. Roughly five hundred times—and five hundred different lines, mostly about boarding … Continue reading

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