"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life..." Samuel Johnson, 1777London! The capital of the UK has a current population of over 8.6 million people and is arguably the best city in the world. It's earned its standing in the world through...Read More »
If you love libraries, you may also enjoy the atmosphere in bookstores. Here are some gems I found when looking for novels set in bookstores.
Ok, so we're all familiar with Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. Am I alone in never having heard of Tommy and Tuppence Beresford? I discovered them in a book of loosely connected short stories Partners in Crime. Tommy and Tuppence...Read More »
A few years ago I read Pearl S. Buck's autobiography My Several Worlds.* I was struck by the simplicity of her writing and the respectful and insightful way she chronicled the lives of people she encountered during her years in China. The daughter...Read More »
For whatever reason, I am a pretty staunch fiction reader. It's rare that I'll pick up a non-fiction book for pleasure reading, regardless of the subject matter. There's no real reason for this, as I have certainly enjoyed non-fiction in the past,...Read More »
What a delightful read!
Do you like puzzles, mysteries, and adventures? Do you enjoy reading about books, bookstores, and quirky book lovers? – then,