Category Archives: David Hockney

This week’s book haul

A bumper harvest this week, my birthday coinciding with publishers gearing up for Christmas is always bad for the bank balance! Firstly, the autumn’s big hitters: Ali Smith and Margaret Atwood. I am pant-wettingly excited about ‘Autumn’, but to be … Continue reading

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Beautiful Books 3

or, ‘You can (sometimes!) judge a book by its cover’ Not due until late Summer, Ali Smith’sĀ ‘Autumn’ moves away from the photographic covers (at least in the hardback versions) of her last few novels andĀ boasts David Hockney’s beautiful ‘Early November … Continue reading

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