This post is part of Six for Sunday, run by Steph from A Little but a Lot.
I think it’s really sweet when you have a bookish association. I do it in a way with travelling – every new city I visit, I bring home a new book. When I read it, I can remember my time in the city and how much fun I had there.
This time, it’s different. I asked some of my closest friends (and the general Twitterverse) what books came to mind when they thought of me. Unsurprisingly, every single person said the same book.
Challenge prompt: A book by/about a journalist.
This long-awaited memoir from one of Britain’s best-loved celebrities – a writer, broadcaster, activist, comic on stage, screen and radio for nearly forty years, presenter of QI and Great British Bake Off star – is an autobiography with a difference: as only Sandi Toksvig can tell it.
When we think back on the year that’s passed, it’s important to think about the triumphs and the turmoil. I’ve already run through my favourite books of last year, but I’m also going to discuss the books I maybe didn’t love, too.
2019 Reading Challenge Criteria: A book published posthumously.
At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live.
This post is part of Top Ten Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.
The start of a new year is always really exciting for me. It’s the time my waiting is finally over, and some of the books I’ve been looking forward to are inching closer to publication. There are several books I’m really excited for in 2020. We really are being spoiled for choice with this selection.