This gorgeously grotesque book features body parts of all shapes and sizes. Go out and pick up a copy today. Just don’t read it while you’re eating.
Little fictionalises the life of Madam Tussaud. Born in the eighteenth century, this famous woman narrowly escaped the guillotine in France before touring Britain with a macabre set of death masks taken from the Revolution’s victims. Continue reading “Review: Little by Edward Carey”
Hello readers! This week’s Top Ten Tuesday looks at the books I added to my must-read list over the last few months. The topic is ‘books I didn’t get to in 2018’.
These weekly lists were launched by The Broke and the Bookish and have been hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl since January 2018. If you’d like to find out more, or plan to get involved, simply visit the host website by clicking here. Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Books I (Still!) Mean to Read”
Hello readers! This week I’ll be talking about some of the amazing books I’m happy to re-read again and again. This list is part of the Top Ten Tuesday feature, which invites literature lovers to create a weekly post on a book-related theme.
This meme was launched by The Broke and the Bookish and has been hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl since January 2018. To get involved, simply visit her website by clicking here. Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Could Reread Forever”
From rollicking Romans to boozed-up Brits, Mark Forsyth explores humans’ tendency to get completely and utterly sloshed. Continue reading “A Short History of Drunkenness”