Currently reading: Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro 📚
Finished reading: Do Earth by Tamsin Omond 📚
Currently reading: The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu 📚
Currently reading: The Snows of Kilimanjaro and other stories by Ernest Hemingway 📚
Currently reading: Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman 📚
Currently reading: Introducing Buddha by Jane Hope & Borin Van Loon 📚
Currently reading: How Did We Get into This Mess? Politics, Equality, Nature by George Monbiot 📚
Currently reading: Sissy by Ben Borek 📚
You look around. A strong case could be made for it being heaven. A strong case could be made for it being hell. That is what IKEA is like.
Jonathan Safran Foer, Here I Am 📚
Currently reading: Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam 📚
Ancestors by Alice Roberts review – a story of movement and migration 🔗 📚
Currently reading: Ancestors by Alice Roberts 📚
Currently reading: Jack Kerouac: King of The Beats by Barry Miles 📚
Currently reading: Medical Grade Music by Steve Davis & Kavus Torabi 📚
Sunny day ☀️ - trying to colour coordinate drinking and reading 📚
Currently reading: The Beats: A Graphic History by Harvey Pekar, Ed Piskor et al 📚
Interesting and informative podcast series from the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association and Keats-Shelley House. John Keats’ Bright Star 1820: read by heart with analysis is one of the highlights for me. 📚🔗
Jazz audiences are always On the Road 🔗 🎵
Michael Rosen blog post on Reading for Pleasure 📚 🔗
This is the way
the mind grows.
Not with a test
but a tale.
He’s writing for teachers and children but I think a lot of his points are applicable to all readers.
Currently reading: Jews Don’t Count by David Baddiel 📚
Kazuo Ishiguro: ‘AI, gene-editing, big data … I worry we are not in control of these things any more’ 🔗
For the Ishiguro household, 5 October 2017 was a big day. After weeks of discussion, the author’s wife, Lorna, had finally decided to change her hair colour.…
Currently reading: Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline 📚
Currently reading: The Ruins by Mat Osman 📚
The piles of books I posted a photo of yesterday have been re-housed upstairs. According to Apple Health on my phone, in moving them I did 4752 steps, covered 2.8km and climbed 41 flights of stairs (I think this is an underestimate!). A literary workout. 📚