About

Four years ago I graduated with a degree in English Literature and one of the things I noticed was that during that time, I had done next to no reading for pleasure. I resolved to correct that and to fix an obvious bias in my reading against modern fiction.

Then I did nothing about it. I did a post-graduate degree and continued to read little for pleasure. In the meantime I acquired a girlfriend and then a fiancée from the United States and learned that not only was my knowledge of modern fiction inadequate, so too was my knowledge of US history.

Being something of a goal-oriented person, I decided to set myself objectives. To gradually read through all books that were shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and to read a biography of every President of the United States (chronologically). I feel these rather neatly represent the transatlantic nature of my life.

So here goes…

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3 Responses to About

  1. Glad to have found your blog – happy reading!

  2. justjase79 says:

    Hey, we haven’t heard from you in a while. Just FYI, I have nominated you for the 3-day-3-quote challenge, if you are up for it: https://weneedtotalkaboutbooks.com/2018/04/25/3-day-3-quotes-challenge-day-two/

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