I really don’t think I am going to be able to find ten books for this one. Like an elephant, I have a really good memory, especially for books I enjoyed. And I write reviews, so I am always thinking about and writing about books I’ve read. Of course it also means I also have…
This is an utterly delightly social study on umbrellas — what they have meant throughout history, how we use them today, and what they signify in literature.
Pavement slipp’ry, people sneezing / Lords in ermine, beggars freezing / Titled gluttons dainties carving / Genius in a garret starving. January, 1795 by Mary Darby Robinson
It’s what we obsessive readers do — make ever-longer lists of books we want to read. Looking ahead at the publishing calendar next year, here are some titles that have piqued my interest.
As the year draws to a close, it is time to look back on the reading lists and piles of books for the ones that made an impression in 2017. Did your favorite make the list?