Monday, July 23, 2012
Summer Reading List
THE UNCOMMON READER by Alan Bennett.
The perfect book to read during the year of the Diamond Jubilee!
MRS. PALFREY AT THE CLAREMONT by Elizabeth Taylor.
I had read Elizabeth Taylor’s short stories in the New Yorker and liked them, but I had never read any of her novels. This one is charming. The author understands what growing old is all about and portrays the process in many shades of gray with great sympathy. I want to read more by this author
ANY MRS. MALORY MYSTERIES by Hazel Holt.
This writer got me through the heat wave. She is like a cool bath or a glass of cold lemonade, not too sweet. Tart.
I’m not big on modern poetry, mainly because I usually don’t understand it. But this poet is very understandable, and her poems are like a cold drink of water,
That’s it! If you have any books you' d like to share, I'd love to hear about them.