Six Degrees: From How to Do Nothing to Americanah

This month’s Six Degrees begins with a book whose title suggests it falls into the self-help category. Since I’m invariably

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World Literary Tour: Visit Ireland in 5 Books

It’s Reading Ireland month and though we’d normally be heading to the pub around no to celebrate St Patrick’s Day,

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From beauty myth to family jealousy in six steps

What links The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf with Henry James’ Portrait of a Lady?

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Brooklyn by Colm Toibin

Last  year I made a comment in one blog post about how much I enjoyed Colm Toibin’s Norah Webster. More than

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Book collection update

My performance with challenges has proved less than stellar over the years but I’m doing much better with the TBR

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