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Brighton and Hove Readathon: Day One

Reading is surprisingly tiring. That’s why this blog post might not be the most enlightening ! To make things easier for me, and you, I’m going to divide it into sections: 340 more words

Books

Book Haul!

Hey, how’s it going? I decided it was about time to start reading some of those books people buy, put on the shelves, and always promise themselves they’ll read one day but never do. 244 more words

Books

We cannot unwrite what is written

This large mural is the work of the Polish street artist, Tankpetrol.  Based in Manchester, he creates a mix of stencil and hand-painted works to decorate urban streets.   53 more words

Graffiti And Street Art

Anthony Burgess: A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange
by Anthony Burgess
(dystopian, classic fiction)

I finished this book, but it felt like an obligation to do so. I did not enjoy it. 378 more words

Book Review

I've 99 novels and Anthony burgess isn't one of them

Well I’ve  spun on Jay Z’s lyrics  in the title of this piece I’ve long wanted to get hold of the book by Anthony Burgess the best 99 novels in English since 1939 . 677 more words

2016

Camp Concentration

Extremist reading: reading a light, Victorian cozy mystery and then an American 1960s Thomas Disch novel.  Camp Concentration by Thomas M. Disch (1940 – 2008) was published as a novel in 1968. 1,210 more words

Novels

Book Pairing of the Week: The Girls

I felt so cool checking The Girls by Emma Cline out of the library. For once in my life, I’m hip on literary trends! I mean, for goodness sake, I still haven’t read  484 more words