This is everything it promises to be; a memoir of secrets, lies and family love written in such an honest, open, captivating and truly moving way. Continue reading This week I’m reading: A Dutiful Boy by Mohsin Zaidi
A precious glimpse into the life and mind of one of our most gifted writers. Continue reading This week I’m reading: On Writing by Stephen King
A round-up of all the books I read during February 2022 Continue reading Reading for Pleasure in 2022: February’s books
Beckett, from a working-class London family, contrasts his experience and with that of middle and upper-class people Continue reading This week I’m reading: A Class Act by Rob Beckett
If I had to sum up this book in just two words, the phrase “darkly dazzling” fits the tone of both this book and Ruby herself perfectly. Continue reading How Do You Want Me? by Ruby Wax
Like Clare Balding, I grew up with pets. Unlike Clare Balding we didn’t have horses or ponies or occasionally have the Queen Mother over for lunch. Continue reading My Animals and Other Family
Here are the five books I read in October, featuring a mix of fiction, autobiography, memoir and children’s books. Continue reading October Round-Up: What did you read last month?
Istanbul comes alive with Pamuk’s vivid recollections of his childhood Continue reading Weekend Reading: Istanbul by Orhan Pamuk