Posts from ‘February, 2013’

February Summary and Plans for March

This month’s reading has been dominated by the amazing book, Far from the Tree. Its slow pace and the density […]

Far From the Tree by Andrew Solomon

Five words from the blurb: parents, exceptional, children, difference, acceptance. Far From the Tree is the most important book I’ve […]

Three Mini Reviews

 Translated fron the Danish by Lisa Hartford Mercy by Jussi Adler-Olsen Five words from the blurb: Copenhagen, detective, unsolved, crimes, […]

Blooms of Darkness by Aharon Appelfeld

 Translated from the Hebrew by Jeffrey M. Green Winner of the 2012 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize Five words from the […]

The Mussel Feast by Birgit Vanderbeke

 Translated from the German by Jamie Bulloch Five words from the blurb: German, family, issues, revolutions, understand Beside the Sea […]

BBC Good Food Cookery Book Set

I love cooking so was very happy to receive unsolicited review copies of the new BBC Good Food cook books. […]