This week, I decided to pick up Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift. It has been sitting in my pile of unread classics since I first tried to read it as a teenager many years ago. I picked it up with a sense of dread, remembering it is a real slog, difficult to understand and one… Continue reading Ahead of my own time
A few facts and figures In 2014, I read a total of 56 books. I’ve been tracking my reads since 2011 and this is the most I’ve read in these 4 years, although only by a margin as I read 53 last year. 57% of the books I read were written by women, this is… Continue reading 2014: My reading year
I wanted to write today about TBR guilt (otherwise known as feeling guilty about the un-read books on your shelves, those to-be-read). I’ve thought about this a lot over the years, as a Bookseller’s daughter I pretty much had an entire bookshop’s worth of TBR and as time has gone by I’ve not lost the… Continue reading TBR – do you feel the guilt?