David's Summer Reads

Here are some of the books I'm looking forward to reading (and colouring in) over the summer. Essays, birds, poetry and bikes ...

Typewriters, Bombs, Jellyfish

Tom McCarthy

From the publisher:

Fifteen brilliant essays written over as many years provide a map of the sensibility and critical intelligence of Tom McCarthy, one of the most original and challenging ...

In the Days of Rain

Rebecca Stott

From the publisher:

In the vein of Bad Blood and Why be Happy when you can be Normal?: an enthralling, at times shocking, and deeply personal family memoir of growing up in, and breaking away ...

The Hen Harrier

Donald Watson

From the publisher:

An acknowledged classic of narrative nature-writing, Donald Watson’s The Hen Harrier was the culmination of a lifetime’s study of this beautiful upland bird. A gentle, ...