Projects · Reading

On reading every Booker Prize winner

Last night, around 10.30pm, I finished reading “A Brief History of Seven Killings”, Marlon James’s 2015 Booker Prize-winning novel. This means that I have read every Booker Prize winner. As I have written elsewhere, the words “I have read” mean that my eyes were open and they passed across every word on every line on… Continue reading On reading every Booker Prize winner

On my radio · Projects

“Desert Island Discs”: the year so far

[There are over 1,000 words in this post] I am a big fan of the “Desert Island Discs” archive and recommend it to everyone. As I wrote on my Projects page, it’s a remarkable resource. For many years even the most recent episode of the show was unavailable on their “Listen Again” or iPlayer service.… Continue reading “Desert Island Discs”: the year so far