Friday, April 05, 2013

I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.



In flight. Howrah Beach. March 2013.

Denver, David McKee: Even though I've read a LOT of children's books, I rarely review them. Here is an exception. Denver argues that rich people are better than poor people; poor people cannot be trusted (and are guileless idiots to boot); and that sharing is a very bad thing. Perhaps the worst thing that I have ever read. F.

A Spy in the House of Love, Anaïs Nin: I'm sure that this was frightfully shocking in the 1950s, but it's all a bit of a yawn these days. D.

Railway Maps of the World, Mark Ovenden: If you like history and you like maps, you're bound to like this lovely coffee table book. B.

Loser Takes All, Graham Greene: One of Greene's self-derided 'entertainments'. I enjoyed it. B-.

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