My reading list

I’ve finally filled up my “to read” box with random books I found in storage.  These are books I have lying around, which, at one point in time, I was excited to read, but for some reason or other, forgot about or set aside.  Taking them out of storage and putting them in a box…

The Enchantress of Florence

“In the day’s last light the glowing lake below the palace-city looked like a sea of molten gold.” I didn’t think I would actually finish this wonderful book by Salman Rushdie.  To be honest, I find it quite difficult and intimidating to write a “review” about it.  Though I found the book quite enjoyable, I…

The Uncommon Reader

“At Windsor it was the evening of the state banquet and as the president of France took his place beside Her Majesty, they royal family formed up behind and the procession slowly moved off and through into the Waterloo Chamber.” The Uncommon Reader is a short, funny, and surprisingly refreshing novella about the Queen of…