Tomorrow is World Book Day. So, what type of book does the average David Gilmour fan go for, and which were your favourite new titles from last year?
‘The Selfish Capitalist: Origins of Affluenza’ by Oliver James stands out for me.
I also discovered much from ‘Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America’ by Rick Perlstein, Simon Sebag Montefiore’s ‘Young Stalin’ and ’43 Years with the Same Bird: A Liverpudlian Love Affair’ by Brian Reade.
I was disappointed to discover that Jennet Conan’s ‘The Irregulars’ was about Roald Dahl and British spies in war-time Washington, though.
I’m sure we all appreciate that sometimes there simply isn’t enough time in the day to sit down with a good book, so consider this: next week is Read an e-Book Week (I know, one of the better ones, that). If you can suggest anything that can be read online when you’re supposed to be working, please do. Paper-free…
The chatroom will be open within the hour. Drop in and we’ll talk about books.