The Ensemble by Aja Gabel

Did I think that reading The Ensemble by Aja Gabel might make me smarter? That culturally speaking it would be an education? Well, yes. When I lived in London my friend Mr. M and I would sometimes visit the Royal Festival Hall together to hear the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra play. We were both philistines when […]

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Reading Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid, felt like the best kind of holiday. In a year where enjoying a vacation seems nigh on impossible, this may just be the type of novel that takes you away from yourself and lands you some place truly great. Somewhere where you can take a […]