Book post, choice, and privilege

I’m currently reading the enthralling Her Kind by Niamh Boyce (Penguin: London, 2019) and looking forward to welcoming Niamh to my Writers’ Chat series shortly. Meanwhile I received wonderful book post this week: James Baldwin If Beale Street Could Talk Hiro Arikawa The Travelling Cat Mario Levrero Empty Words Sinéad Gleeson Constellations The hardest task will be which book to … Continue reading Book post, choice, and privilege

Reading, Thinking, Questioning…

I'm currently reading Songs of the Sun Amor by Wade Stevenson (Blaze Vox: New York, 2019) and looking forward to welcoming Wade to my Writers' Chat series shortly. Meanwhile I'm almost done re-reading Anne Enright's great The Green Road, at the same time I'm torn between not wanting to put To Leave with the Reindeer (by Olivia Rosenthal - &Other Stories: … Continue reading Reading, Thinking, Questioning…

Festive Reading, Thinking and Doing

I love reading books recommended by readers and writers which means my to be read pile just keeps growing. These days I'm reading a lot on the kindle. Having 'turned' the last page of Stephen King's The Outsider last week I'm now almost finished with the truly wonderful Rachel Kushner's The Mars Room.  After that I'm going to move … Continue reading Festive Reading, Thinking and Doing