A club to discuss the Top 5 Books that ….
….make you gasp and feel that everything is going to be ok with the world..
….make you rue the day you didn’t grab that one and only opportunity with the boy/girl of your dreams (or a regret of similar proportion).
Or it could be the Top 5 books that you always recommend to friends, that you have simply enjoyed rereading, have gained inspiration from, or have stayed with you.
Discussion: 23/02/2009 at 07:24PM
Whether an absolute all-time favorite, or containing a plot twist that you (never!) saw coming, there are certain books that forever stick in the mind and make you wish you could have the pleasure …
Discussion: 02/02/2009 at 03:27PM
Somewhat feeding off the discussion of which books you should have on your shelves to impress the casual observer, this is a list of books which activate terrible prejudices in me:
1. Any Harry …
Discussion: 20/11/2008 at 08:32AM
Hermione Lee: Virginia Woolf biography. Having a biog is always a good idea, makes you look erudite. Never mind that it is 800 pages in small type also.
Donna Tartt: The Little Friend. I’ve trie…
Discussion: 04/09/2008 at 09:50PM
Black Swan Green – David Mitchell
The Rotters’ Club – Jonathon Coe
A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth (I was amazed at the size of this book, 1488 pages according to Google)
The Reluctant Fundam…
Discussion: 02/09/2008 at 06:30PM
I don’t know about everyone else but sometimes I just need to have a good cry and the only way to let it all out is by reading someting that really goes for the emotional jugular. Here are a few I’…
Discussion: 05/08/2008 at 05:13PM
In order of page reached
1. The Death of Artemio Cruz/Carlos Feuntes – Three pages from the end. It’s ridiculous I know.
2. The Reprieve/Jean-Paul Sartre – Half way through.
3. The Idiot/F…