Posts from ‘January, 2013’

Consider the Fork by Bee Wilson

Five words from blurb: kitchen, history, invention, human, decisions Consider the Fork: A History of Invention in the Kitchen is a […]

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami

Five words from the blurb: unicorn, librarians, descent, tradegy, detachment Hard-Boiled Wonderland is my fifth Murakami (I’ve read Wild Sheep […]

Why I’m no longer a second-hand bookseller

The way it began Seven years ago, whilst stuck at home on maternity leave, I began selling my old chemistry […]

The Tale of Raw Head and Bloody Bones by Jack Wolf

Five words from the blurb: medicine, faeries, superstition, pain, darkness I don’t normally mention debut novels that I fail to finish, […]

Lamb by Bonnie Nadzam

Five words from the blurb: kid, reckless, heart, beautifully, idea Lamb is a fast paced, gripping book that questions whether […]

A Trick I Learned From Dead Men by Kitty Alderidge

Five words from the blurb: funeral home, death, mother, deaf, brother A Trick I Learned From Dead Men is a […]