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Stuck in a Book · 1d ago

Letters from Klara by Tove Jansson

When I saw that Thomas Teal had translated another set of Tove Jansson stories, I knew that the collection would be one of the books I bought for Project 24 – and, while I bought it two months ago, I
Stuck in a Book · 5d ago

Project 24: The Latest Temptations

Shelving my books in my new flat is revealing to me quite how many I’ve got that I haven’t...
Stuck in a Book · 1w ago

By Nightfall by Michael Cunningham

I read The Hours back in about 2003 and completely loved it – and loved it again when I re-read it maybe ten years later. I’ve read a couple of other Cunningham books (one fiction, one non-f...
Stuck in a Book · 1W ago

Tea or Books? #44: Monogamous vs Polygamous, and The Village vs To Bed With Grand Music

After a bit of a hiatus, we’re back with an episode about Marghanita Laski and whether we read one book at a time or many books at once. And because that’s a bit of a mouthful, I’m calling i...
Stuck in a Book · 1W ago

StuckinaBook’s Weekend Miscellany

It’s been quite a busy week, but I’ve managed to read a book that I completely loved – Shaun Bythell’s The Diary of a Bookseller, a non-fic about running a bookshop in Wigtown. It’s hilarious and perfect for booklovers – watch
Stuck in a Book · 1W ago

The Truth About ‘Pygmalion’ by Richard Huggett

I love books about books, books about reading, books about authors, and all the sorts of books that are coming to your mind by those descriptions. Find me a book about books about books plea...
Stuck in a Book · 2W ago

The break is over!

I’ve really missed blogging, and I’m delighted to be back now – hopefully not having forgotten all the details of every book unreviewed from the past few weeks. I’ve moved house, and I have ...
Stuck in a Book · 1M ago

“We were on a break!”

This Friends quote is brought to you to tell you that I’m going on a little summer blogging break for a few weeks – not sure exactly how long it will be, because I’m moving house and who kno...
Stuck in a Book · 1M ago

3 films I’ve seen recently

In 2016, I saw three films at the cinema. Somehow, I’ve seen the same number in the past w...
Stuck in a Book · 1M ago

Contested Will by James Shapiro

If I had to pick my favourite book title, there is a strong chance that it might be Contested Will (2010). I’m a sucker for a clever play on words, and Shakespeare helpfully lends his first name to plenty of them