Category: Reading

Fifty Sounds by Polly Barton By John Boursnell There’s a passage in a late William Gibson novel where a character is trying to describe Tokyo, saying ‘It’s like… but it’s not. It’s like… but it’s not really’. Fifty Sounds is described by its publisher Fitzcarraldo Editions as ‘a personal dictionary…

‘Notes on Grief’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie By Trudy Lynn A few years ago, when a relative fell terminally ill with cancer, I searched for books dealing with grief. I wanted company in my misery; I wanted to learn how to grieve from wiser teachers. This is the book I…