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

The book creates meaning, the meaning creates life….My Pile of Reading

  The book creates meaning, the meaning creates life (Roland Barthes, The Pleasure of the Text) It is often difficult for me to get to events and launches so reading and chatting is how I try to stay connected to the literary scene. I've recently chatted to Nessa O'Mahony about her debut novel The Branchman and Nuala O'Connor … Continue reading The book creates meaning, the meaning creates life….My Pile of Reading