Tag Archives: We Are Not Ourselves

“We Are Not Ourselves” by Matthew Thomas (2014) – set to become a classic

Oh, what a good book. What a really great read. This is without a shadow of a doubt going to be one of my books of the year. I have just put the novel down, and a thousand thoughts are … Continue reading

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Literary Trail III – books based in and on the Big Apple

Simone de Beauvoir is apparently often quoted for maintaining that “There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless“, while Groucho Marx infamously declared that “Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book – … Continue reading

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Reading Challenge from January 2015

It’s Mother’s Day here in France – so go ahead and indulge me. Am totally smitten by a beautiful yet much unneeded book I ended up buying (myself, any excuse) in W H Smith on the rue de Rivoli just recently … Continue reading

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