Monica Dickens: World’s End Series


I borrowed books in this series repeatedly as a girl. I knew exactly which shelves they were on. If that old library was still operational, I think I could find them in an instant. What I wasn't so sure of, was whether I would enjoy the stories as much as

Monica Dickens: World’s End Series2014-07-11T16:09:00-05:00

Dear 84 Charing Cross Road


When I first mentioned that Fridays were going to be reserved for letters, Laura mentioned Helene Hanff's epistolary classic right off. She reminded me how much I love this collection. And, so, I pulled the volume off the shelf and aimed for a re-read. If you're reading these

Dear 84 Charing Cross Road2014-03-15T16:20:22-05:00

Muriel Spark’s The Driver’s Seat (1970)


Muriel Spark's The Driver's Seat (1970) Putnam Publishing, 1984 In between, I forget how chilling they are. Muriel Spark novels. Somehow I mix them up with other skinny reads (like Penelope Fitzgerald novels) and other UK authors (like Penelope Lively), and they don't seem so upsetting, sitting there tidily pressed between

Muriel Spark’s The Driver’s Seat (1970)2014-03-10T19:29:30-05:00
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