On my bookshelf – On Beauty

Zadie Smith's books have been on my 'to read' list for as long as I can remember, and White Teeth has been sitting on my bookshelf, unread, for almost as long. I picked up On Beauty for pennies a few months ago and read it almost straight away, finding it a lot funnier than I … Continue reading On my bookshelf – On Beauty

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On my bookshelf: The Men Who Stare at Goats – Jon Ronson

I don’t read an awful lot of non-fiction books but this one is almost so far beyond the realm of belief that it may as well be a novel. Jon Ronson for me is the Louis Theroux of writing, making the most bizarre parts of our world visible and showing just how weird us humans … Continue reading On my bookshelf: The Men Who Stare at Goats – Jon Ronson