Posts Tagged ‘rachel cusk’

It’s been a year of great books. First, foremost, the shatteringly beautiful and moving account of the Tamil language as grammar, life and love by David Shulman. The most haunting story he tells in Tamil: A Biography is of the repeated loss and recovery of the literary tradition. Or so the story goes. In fiction,...

I had a baby late last year and was up all night for large parts of the year – it gave me plenty of time to read! Surprisingly I found myself turning to the books I read as a kid and teenager and re-reading old favourites. It was a year of nostalgia and comfort reading. The Standouts 1. I re-read a lot of the books...