Here I was thinking Nonfiction November wasn’t happening this year… But it is! With a bunch of new hosts.
01.Obviously Sinéad O’Connor’s death does not fit with the title of this post, but I’m using this space to remember her.
Sinéad’s music was a big part of my youth, and her bravery and defiance was remarkable to 19yo me. Her incredible memoir, Rememberings, revealed another side to her anguish, and I read that book through tears and laughter (she had a wicked sense of humour). I hope she has found her peace. Continue reading
01. My last Rising events – Continue reading
Cathy at 746 Books is hosting the 20 Books of Summer reading challenge again this year. As Cathy explains, it’s the most relaxed reading challenge you’ll participate in (swap books out, change your target, do whatever). The challenge is straightforward – read twenty books between June 1st and September 1st. Continue reading
I did away with ‘top tens’ a few years ago, and instead I finish the reading year with a recap of the books that are still speaking to me (less about four and five-star ratings, more about what has stuck). Continue reading