What I’m Reading March 2017

One of my favourite books over the past decade is Born To Run, so I was very keen to read its follow-up-of-sorts, Natural Born Heroes. Christopher McDougall is one of those non-fiction writers with such a flair for telling engrossing stories that it’s not surprising they find fame and acclaim, but I think he stretches…

What I’m Reading February 2017

I set myself a pretty ambitious reading target for 2017 over at Goodreads: 60 books. This is part of the reason, I’ll admit, for picking Three Stories by JM Coetzee off the library bookshelf. 70-something pages long, I was able to read it over a train trip into the city. There are writers that are harder to…

What I’m Reading January 2017

I’d only read one Patricia Highsmith novel before picking up Carol, and as soon as I started reading this I thought to myself, Why haven’t I read more? The other novel was The Talented Mr. Ripley and both times I’ve admired her style – intelligent, observant, dark. If you’re unfamiliar with the story surrounding Carol‘s publication,…