Ernest Hemingway’s “A Moveable Feast” – a book review

I loved this book so much!!! I don’t know how I had not heard this book mentioned before – it is simply exquisite. A Moveable Feast is Hemingway’s memoir of the time he spent in the Paris in the 1920s. Hemingway had just given his job as a journalist to pursue a career in writing fiction. He was young, recently married and ambitious. This memoir … Continue reading Ernest Hemingway’s “A Moveable Feast” – a book review

Top Ten Tuesdays – books I used to re-read again when I was a teenager

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish in June 2010 – there’s a different topic for every week.  This week’s topic is a Throwback Freebie- so I chose to write about I’ve slowed down a bit with re-reading books recently. It’s not that I have fewer books that I would like to be reading…. The opposite in … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays – books I used to re-read again when I was a teenager

Reni Eddo- Lodge “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race” – book review

  I finished reading Reni Eddo-Lodge’s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race, only to hear a few days later that it has been nominated for the Baillie Gifford Prize for nonfiction. It’s very exciting to hear it – as the book deserves to benefit from the extra publicity.   The book‘s title, Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About … Continue reading Reni Eddo- Lodge “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race” – book review