Part journalism, part novel, a moral compass. An enduring historical document. HOMAGE TO CATALONIA by George Orwell
Yellow garters! Shipwreck, cross-dressing, true love. Esp. brought to life by Mark Rylance. TWELFTH NIGHT by Shakespeare.
Some 16th century magic. Thanks to HOL for reminding me of this one. “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” by Christopher Marlowe.
Some of the best war writing ever, and ultimately, a lovely story. I didn’t mind the ending, seriously. ATONEMENT by Ian McEwan
I adored the chapters on continuing education for seniors and chairs! Plus, michelin-starred Noma. HOW TO BE DANISH by Patrick Kingsley.
Hover over idealistic silly amusing young men. A beautiful portrait of daylight, schoolboy London. METROLAND by Julian Barnes
Written amazingly when she was 19. Sophisticated take on relationships, trust, the longview. SENSE & SENSIBILITY by Jane Austen