What’s On My Mind:
- I have had a head cold this past week, so not much!
- And it’s cold outside. I don’t like being cold.
What I’m Reading:
- Grand Days | Frank Moorhouse
- Chernobyl Prayer | Svetlana Alexievich
- H is for Hawk | Helen Macdonald
- Burning Questions | Margaret Atwood
- Essays Two | Lydia Davis
- Collected Stories | Shirley Hazzard
- Mauritius Command | Patrick O’Brian
- Last Letter to a Reader | Gerald Murnane
- Fishing For Lightning: The Spark of Poetry | Sarah Holland-Batt
Read But Not Reviewed:
- Queen Menopause | Alison Daddo
- Americanah | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
New to the Pile:
This Blogging Life:
- I’ve been rather absent lately thanks to tiredness and lack of motivation.
- Reading lots though, especially a couple of chunksters (Americanah at just over 600 pgs and now Grand Days at almost 700).
- The Edith Trilogy Readalong is now underway.
- Follow along on Twitter #EdithReadalong
- Grand Days – June 2022
- Dark Palace – July 2022
- Cold Light – August 2022
- A CC Spin is due soon over at The Classics Club, so starting to think about my list.
- I’m hopeful for a Paris in July in event with Tamara @Thyme For Tea but concerned that her blog has been quiet since September last year.
- I’ve swapped in my first book (Chernobyl Prayer | Svetlana Alexievich) for Cathy’s 20 Book of
Until next time, stay safe, and happy reading!
- This post was written on the traditional land of the Wangal clan, one of the 29 clans of the Eora Nation within the Sydney basin. This Reading Life acknowledges that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are this land’s first storytellers.