Book 289 – Black Klansman

Book – Black Klansman Author – Ron Stallworth Year – 2014 Pages – 191 Genre – Autobiography Last year, we sat down to watch Spike Lee’s film BlackkKlansman. It is a film about a black man, who makes the interesting decision to join the KKK. It is made more understandable – although by no means … Read moreBook 289 – Black Klansman

Book 288 – An Inspector Calls

Book – An Inspector Calls Author – JB Priestley Year – 1945 Pages – 72 Genre – Play, Mystery Roles – 4m, 2f, plus one very small female role Last lockdown, I tried Play A Day (I shan’t explain the concept, I imagine you can guess). It didn’t last very long. This time I am … Read moreBook 288 – An Inspector Calls

Book 286 – The Road

Book – The Road Author – Cormac McCarthy Year – 2006 Pages – 307 Genre – Post Apocalyptic It would seem that there is something to be said for reading fiction that is hugely critically acclaimed. Hot off the heels of To Kill A Mockingbird, I grabbed another well regarded book from my bookshelf, and … Read moreBook 286 – The Road

Book 285 – To Kill A Mockingbird

Book – To Kill A Mockingbird Author – Harper Lee Year – 1960 Pages – 309 Genre – Fiction Recommended to me by Alex (she has been imploring me to read it for so long that she deserves the credit here, despite it mainly coming about due to it being a school text.) I think … Read moreBook 285 – To Kill A Mockingbird

Book 284 – 101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die

Book – 101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die Author – Ricardo Cavolo Year – 2014 Pages – 217 Genre – Non-Fiction One of the things that I have been doing over the lockdown period, I have called Song A Day. It is somewhat more successful than the abandoned Play A Day. I have … Read moreBook 284 – 101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die

Book 282 – The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

Book – The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms Author – N.K. Jemisin Year – 2010 Pages – 412 Genre – Fantasy Series – The Inheritance Trilogy As I am writing this, the lockdown is in easedown. There is more imperitive to return to work and get things moving again. But it has been an unusual time. I … Read moreBook 282 – The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

Book 281 – What If?

Book – What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions Author – Randall Munroe Year – 2014 Pages – 296 Genre – Non-Fiction Having just reviewed my first graphic novel, it seems appropriate that my next blog is somewhat comic adjacent. In this case, it is a book by Randall Munroe, creator of the … Read moreBook 281 – What If?