Category Archives: Philip Hensher

Pride: some lesser known(ish!) reads

Recently I’ve been seeing lots of online posts showing the books which people are reading to celebrate the LGBT+ Pride ‘season’. (Although I’m not sure that ‘season’ is adequate anymore: surely Pride exists all year round to let business get … Continue reading

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This week’s book haul

I’ve managed to pick up some wonderful publications over the last couple of weeks, starting with ‘Travelling in a Strange Land’ by David Park. I’d never heard of Park before, but the cover of this slender novel (why do slender … Continue reading

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