Holiday Reading 6: The Signature of All Things (Elizabeth Gilbert)

I haven’t read Eat, Pray, Love.  That’s Elizabeth’s Gilbert’s most famous work – a New York Times bestseller and occasionally the subject of mockery since the Julia Roberts film-adaption.  Despite this, I somehow went into The Signature of All Things knowing very little about Gilbert and her writing. Now I know – she’s a talented […]

Holiday Reading 5: This House is Haunted

It is time, once again, for a summer book review. I’m excited – and you should be too. Whoa, I’m rhyming! That’s impressive. Unlike my dazzling introductions, This House is Haunted is not a laugh. It comes to us from John Boyne, the author of the Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. If you read The […]

Holiday Reading 4: All the Birds, Singing

Summer book number four is something I bought in Paris last year from Shakespeare and Company, a gorgeous English-language bookstore near Notre Dame. Ah ‘in Paris’.  Apparently I’m one of those people. This book was a bit of a random choice. I scarcely knew where to begin when I wandered into the store – with […]