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Austen to Zafón

Reading widely since 1972.

Currently reading

A London Family, 1870-1900: A Trilogy
Molly Hughes
The Cellist of Sarajevo
Steven Galloway
Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher
Lewis Thomas
All the Names
José Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa
A History of the World in 100 Objects
Neil MacGregor
Down the Garden Path
Beverley Nichols
Virtue Betray'd, Or, Anna Bullen
John Banks
Year of Wonders
Geraldine Brooks
Swallows and Amazons
Arthur Ransome
Illusion in java
Gene Fowler
The Canterbury Tales - Nevill Coghill, Geoffrey Chaucer A must-read if you like English lit. It is the foundation of so much that came after it. And who doesn't love to hear those first verses out loud? It's funny though, I get as much pleasure from those as I do from "`Twas brillig, and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe..." Also a must-read.