Adéle Geras is not just an
accomplished author for children and adults but she is also a passionate reader
– something I tend to think is highly desirable in a writer. Having met at
various events in the last 10 years, Adéle and I have an ongoing e-conversation
about which of view...
You probably have to be a bloke of
a certain age to recognise the name James William Guercio. But if you take a
look at his life as reported by Wikipedia this is a man of many talents who
seems to have been consistently in the right place at the right time.
If you were around in the view...
What is it about blokes that they can’t turn down the
testerone, even when it’s an innocuous challenge and from a lady at that? I was
feeling a little smug about being so well-read, now that The Fountainhead is going so swimmingly. And I let slip as much to
reviewer of this parish, view...
curious choice in that Anne talked about this book enthusiastically at reading
group, having re-read it recently. At the next meeting - which Anne was unable
to attend - we were raking around for something to add to our programme when
the idea of The Fountainhead was
suddenly centre view...
John Harding at this year's Guildford Readers Day who made me face up to my
long-standing prejudice. John is the author of One Big Damn Puzzler, a featured book in nb33, and, most recently,
Florence and Giles.
on the day was to talk about his favourite reads of 2010 view...