Commuter Reading


After being told about them for years, I recently “discovered” the AUBREY/MATURIN novels by Patrick O’Brian. 10 years ago a group of co-workers became obsessed with them and since then other friends and my Dad sang their praises, yet I resisted all the urging to read the books. What could be so gripping about reading … Read more

Recent reading

Epileptic 1

GEMMA BOVARY by POSY SIMMONDS. Shamefully, I have had this book for months, and only gave it the cursory speed read until very recently when I finally gave this book the attention that it deserved. It took several nights to get through the book, as it is very dense and has layers and layers of … Read more