we need to talk about books

in Much Wenlock …
December 12th 2019

Here are the books we talked about … 

Anna: The Temptation of Forgiveness – Donna Leon

Anna : On Poetry – Jonathan Davidson and everything by Toni Morrison

 

Jackie:  An Abbreviated Life – Ariel Leve

 

Fiona: Spill Simmer Falter Wither – Sara Baume

 

Meg: (Dorian Gray) and We Have Always Lived in the Castle – Shirley Jackson

 

Tim: A Greyhound of a Girl – Roddy Doyle

 

Philip: The Music Lover’s Literary Companion – ed. Joan and Dannie Abse

Philip: Goodbye, Twentieth Century – Dannie Abse (autobiography) (and also The Presence by Dannie Abse)

 

Mark: Days Without End – Sebastian Barry

 

Eddi: Kamchatka – Marcelo Figueras

 

Joanne: The Reluctant Fundamentalist – Mohsin Hamid

 

Gillie: Restless – William Boyd

Gillie: When We Were Orphans – Ishiguro

 

Annie: Painter To the King – Amy Sackville

Annie: Words The Turtle Taught Me (poetry) – Susan Richardson

 

Sue: The Sea Detective – Mark Douglas-Home  and (Big Sky – Kate Atkinson)

 

(Titles in brackets were mentioned in passing.)

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