I digress from books so soon, I know, but I am still buzzing from seeing Richard III at The Globe on Tuesday. It was such a fantastic performance. I feel compelled to urge everyone to get a ticket if they possibly can.The superb Mark Rylance heads the all-male cast. He takes the title role and… Continue reading Richard III at The Globe
This evening I was in illustrious company. I was lucky enough to be at Waterstones Covent Garden, who played host to Ned Beauman and Jake Arnott. Both authors treated us to a reading from their latest novels, answered questions and signed books.Ned (I'm going with first names now!) read from his Booker long-listed second novel,… Continue reading An Evening With Ned Beauman and Jake Arnott
Today's the day. The Man Booker Prize Longlist has been announced and it is looking pretty good. At first glance there are several I'm very excited about, a couple I have already read and a couple I didn't know about at all. Next week I shall meet up with some friends to discuss the list… Continue reading Booker Prize Longlist Day
Starting a blog is an exciting and slightly scary thing. Choosing a name, picture and profile to convey something about you and your blog is a little daunting. As may be somewhat apparent from those choices I am an obsessive reader. Always have been, always will be. I have notebooks full of jottings about… Continue reading Hello!