The birth of a book, Slightly foxed, Dunn and book reviews

If you are a complete book person like what I am… http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/9134248/Outfoxing-the-digital-revolution.html This should lead you to a lovely film about the making of a limited edition book, largely by hand. Even if you are unable to see the film, there is a fascinating article about The Slightly Foxed people, their quarterly Magazine and their … More The birth of a book, Slightly foxed, Dunn and book reviews

Carola Dunn – an American view of the 1920s way of murder

Agatha, Dorothy, Josephine, Gladys, – the list of Golden Age Detective writers who actually wrote during the 20s and 30s is impressively long. Indeed, there are those, like the super blogging Bibliomouse http://bibliomouse.wordpress.com/ who have made quite a study of them. I’ve read a few, seen a lot on tv, and admit to being very fond of … More Carola Dunn – an American view of the 1920s way of murder

Two series – both probably acquired tastes

Another day, another post – delayed (sorry) by Son Two running the Great North Run in under two hours…and Son One doing the Support Vehicle and the roast dinner!  Like Son One I am staring a  new course (Open University) so reading priorities are  changing. British History for Dummies anyone? At least it provides a useful reminder of the batting … More Two series – both probably acquired tastes