Posts from ‘February, 2011’

February Summary and Plans for March

The quality of the books I’m reading is continuing to improve. I’m giving up on an increasing amount of books and finding that […]

Leviathan – Philip Hoare

  Winner of the 2009 BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction Five words from the blurb: whales, humans, Melville, history, gigantic I […]

Three Sisters – Bi Feiyu

 Winner of 2010 Man Asian Literary Prize Translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chun Lin Five words from the […]

The Unit – Ninni Holmqvist

  Translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy If there is a fine line between love and hate then this book […]

‘They’ – Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling is one of those authors I felt I should have read, but hadn’t until now. ‘They‘ is a […]

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Rebecca Skloot (Audio Book)

I don’t read much non-fiction, but so many people raved about this book that it became impossible to ignore it. […]