In 2016 I set – and hit – a target of reading 40 books. This is a reflection on a year of reading. Plus all the books that made the list.
In this essay on Clive James, I reflect on his influence and the fact that one of the greatest things he’s ever given us is his time.
In this fifth title of the Night Watch series, the elegance of Lukyanenko’s construction is undeniable. The New Watch, as good as it is, lacks some of the passion of the rest of the series.
Puzzling People: The Labyrinth Of The Psychopath by Thomas Sheridan My rating: 4 of 5 stars I forget how I came across this book. All I remember is scanning one of the many online bookstores that I frequent, seeing it…
Snake Bite is a good read. Its topics and themes are universal, which is why the story works so well. It does, however, have failings. Read on to see why.