January Round Up – The Books I Read In January 2016

In January I read eight books, all of them fiction: Shtum by Jem Lester (Orion Books) – Sure to be a big hit when it is published in April, Shtum is a wonderful, moving story of a family raising a young boy with autism. As he reaches his breaking point, Ben Jewell and his wife … Continue reading January Round Up – The Books I Read In January 2016

Grief Is The Thing With Feathers by Max Porter

I’d heard great things about Grief Is the Thing with Feathers, the first book by Max Porter so I was very much looking forward to reading it. At 114 pages in length it is a relatively short novel yet it contains so much within its pages, resulting in a sad, yet beautiful portrayal of grief. ‘I won’t … Continue reading Grief Is The Thing With Feathers by Max Porter