To whet appetites for the forthcoming Wales Readathon, today I post a performance review from the archives.
Father Christmas left these beauties under my tree. Did you receive any long-coveted titles in your stocking?
What a wonderfully diverse and gratifying reading year 2018 turned out to be!
A fun tag in which I share a picture (or ‘shelfie’) of a favourite bookshelf and answer ten associated questions. This time I celebrate Margaret Atwood Reading Month.
This is the second post in a very occasional series in which I highlight several books read and enjoyed at some point before Book Jotter came into being.
A comprehensive checklist of Margaret Atwood’s publications from 1961 to the present day.
A visit to the 1950s Cypriot home of Lawrence Durrell.
On 16th September Wales marks the anniversary of its national hero becoming the last true Welsh Prince of Wales in 1400. We take a brief look at Glyndŵr’s appearance in literature.
A fun tag in which I share a picture (or ‘shelfie’) of a favourite bookshelf and answer ten associated questions.
After masses of nominations and much lively debate Hay Fest came up with the top 100 books by women over the last century. I intend to read my way through the list!
My sixth and final day at Hay Festival 2018.
Snap happy at Hay!
A few pictures from my fourth day at Hay.
A full Hay day!
A hasty dispatch to keep you apprised of my second day at Hay.
My first brief update from Hay Festival 2018.
‘Twas the night before Hay… This year I will join the throng of Hay-goers heading for Britain’s most famous book festival – an event famously described by Bill Clinton as “The Woodstock of the mind”!
The challenge of creating a zero-sum book collection. Can you create a one-hundred-book library?
It is 130 years since the publication of Reuben Sachs by Amy Levy, a novel about the unfulfilled lives of Victorian women. We look back at the short but controversial life of its author.
Everyone in the book blogging community seems to be jumping on the My Blog’s Name in Books bandwagon, so why not me, too?