Sam Still Reading’s Books of the Year: Part 1 (pre-2015)

I always have a difficult time choosing my favourite books of the year. There are just so many variables in what makes something a favourite for me- is it that I can still remember the plot and characters in detail? Have I recommended the book to all and sundry? Did it make me feel happy... Continue Reading →

Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff

In brief: Charlie returns home to report on life in Detroit as Motor City is unravelling in many ways. The good: It's fascinating and scary, yet does offer some hope. The not-so-good: I just wanted to read more and more. Why I chose it: Known a little bit about Detroit but then the GFC and... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 8/12/14

This mailbox sees the result of all my online shopping! I hope to have a bit more time to read this week – the calm before the Christmas storm of parties, breakfasts, lunches and dinners (99% of them I know I'll enjoy though). There are still a couple of books on my must-buy list which... Continue Reading →

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