Posts from ‘February, 2014’

In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

Five words from the blurb: whaleship, sinking, crewmen, dramatic, survival In the Heart of the Sea is an account of […]

Who will the longlisted for the 2014 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction?

On 7th March the longlist for the 2014 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction will be announced. Previously known as the […]

The Book Thief: Film Review

I loved reading The Book Thief so was excited to be invited to a special preview screening of the film at the […]

Wetlands by Charlotte Roache

 Translated from the German by Tim Mohr Five words from the blurb: intimate, body, provocative, taboo, hygiene Wetlands is a […]

Traveller of the Century by Andrés Neuman

 Translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor and Lorenza Garcia Five words from the blurb: mysterious, city, literary, love, translation […]

Brief thoughts: A Man in Full, Season to Taste and Barracuda

A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe Five words from the blurb: entrepreneur, Atlanta, debt, idealistic, deliverance This book started […]