A Library of Books and a Writing Desk

We spent yesterday exploring one of the oldest timber-framed buildings in Suffolk. It is one of the best preserved of the cloth towns in the county, and was built in the 14th century. Little Hall, in Lavenham, belonged to clothiers and later, scholars and schoolmaters. I was fairly captivated by the books in the library, … Continue reading A Library of Books and a Writing Desk

How Do You Organise Your Bookshelves?

FC Malby A friend told me yesterday that their books are all arranged in alphabetical order. I smiled and said that mine are roughly arranged by type. I have a section for psychology, travel, theology, biographies and autobiographies (which are mostly political, but I also have one on Miles Davis), crime thrillers, short stories, poetry, … Continue reading How Do You Organise Your Bookshelves?

#bookaday Forgot I owned it: The God of Small Things

    This one has been on my shelf for a while but I found it the other day, having forgotten all about it. Has anyone read it? In the absence of any views on the book, here is the blurb: The God of Small Things (1997) is the debut novel of Indian writer Arundhati Roy. It is … Continue reading #bookaday Forgot I owned it: The God of Small Things