talking about books
in Much Wenlock
February 13th 2020
These are the books we talked about:
His Bloody Project – Graeme Macrae Burnet
Poetry Notebook 2006-2014 – Clive James
A Thousand Moons (sequel to Days Without End) – Sebastian Barry – Highly recommended
(On Poetry – Jonathan Davidson)
A Treachery of Spies – Manda Scott
A Constellation of Vital Phonomena – Anthony Marra – recommended
The Eighth Life (for Brilka) – Nino Haratischwili – very highly recommended
(plus a related mention for the film Goodbye Lenin)
The Beekeeper of Aleppo – Christy Lefteri – Highly recommended, but with a warning that tissues will be needed at the end!
Olive Kitteridge – Elizabeth Strout – Highly recommended
The Travelling Cat Chronicles – Hiro Arikawa
The Driftwood Girls – Mark Douglas-Home
A Place Called Winter – Patrick Gale – Highly recommended
Ma’am Darling: 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret – Craig Brown)
Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World – Peter Moore – Highly recommended
(Small Island – Andrea Levy)
(Wild Places – Robert Macfarlane)
The Bhagavad Gita
Big Sky – Kate Atkinson – Highly recommended
Hunting Season – Nevada Barr, one of a series of murder mysteries set in a variety of US National Parks)
(Days Without End – Sebastian Barry)
The Starless Sea – Erin Morgenstern – very highly recommended
(Titles in brackets were mentioned in passing).
(yes this is still the right email!)
Keep in touch!
For all the latest news about forthcoming events and to see the lastest blog posts, sign up below.