• Articles,  Literary,  Reviews

    My year in books (2016)

    With a few weeks still to go in 2016 (I’m currently reading The Sportswriter by Richard Ford), a count of 54 books read so far this year isn’t the worst number to end with. After starting the year off in style at the Jaipur Literary Festival (my first experience that you can read all about on my Huffington Post blog), 2016 involved me reading new works from old favourites (Lee Child, Cornelia Funke, Rick Riordan), even as I explored in more detail authors I’d first read over the last two years and loved (Neil Gaiman, Amy Tan, Anita Shreve, Maggie…

  • Books,  Literary,  Reviews

    The Silver Linings Playbook for February 2016

    It’s hard to believe that we are on the brink of the third month of the year already. And all things considered, it’s not been a bad birthday month of books for yours truly. From America to Germany to England, the end of February sees me in Edwardian London courtesy The Vesuvius Club, the self-deprecatingly subtitled “a bit of fluff” first book (part of a trilogy) concerning the misadventures of one Lucifer Box (leading portrait painter and undercover agent for His Majesty’s government). In the few chapters I’ve read so far, Mark Gatiss has managed fluff of a very high…

Website Developed By Visual Web Media