An American Story by Christopher Priest

My twelve year old son loves a good conspiracy theory and, whilst I like to listen to him share whatever ‘story’ he has found online or heard at school, I suppose that I have always been pretty dismissive of such things and the adults who propound them. The events of 9/11 are never far from […]

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Surely The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt must be one the the most reviewed and talked about books of the last ten years. Certainly it was one of the most anticipated. I had mixed feelings about it. I don’t know why, but from the very beginning the title bored me. The Secret History had been the […]