- Finished Maggie O'Farrell The Hand that first held mine.Thought I knew where it was going then she overwhelmed me.Must read more by her. 2 hours ago
- Ravel's Tsigane on @BBCRadio3 - fabulous. WIsh I could spend all day with Ravel Day. 10 hours ago
- @RefugeeAction #WorldBookDay W G Sebald - Austerlitz, and The Emigrants 1 day ago
- #WorldBookDay is every day for me. Every book's a portal into a different world, a way of enlarging our sympathies (to quote G. Eliot) 1 day ago
- Saga now playing me Commodores Three Times a Lady. A lot more decorous, and an almost stately rhythm. 1 day ago
Currently reading:Marcel Proust - La Prisonniere; Jean Hatzfeld - Into the Quick of Life; Maggie O'Farrell - The Hand that First Held Mine Re-reading - Michel Butor - L'Emploi du temps; Albert Camus - L'Etranger Just finished - John Lanchester - Capital; Ian Buruma - Year Zero: A History of 1945; Kazuo Ishiguro - The Unconsoled; Ruth Ozeki - My Year of Meats
Recommended:Series 2 of Line of Duty. This is edge of the seat stuff - three episodes in and I have no idea who to trust (if anyone), or what's really going on. I was sceptical about having a second series, but Keeley Hawes is a revelation as DI Denton and the plot is both murky and compelling.
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