Natalia's Winter Reads 2020

I am not sure how festive we feel this winter, but at least we might all have some respite over the holidays to rest and think. I have chosen books I want to send out to family and friends in a nice parcel with an LRB calendar so we can imagine a better new year. I will also send to all, and recommend to all, Shaun Tan's The Red Tree together with some indoor sparklers. As an overindulgent pleasure I will gift myself The Searcher by Tana French to read when I clock off from work on Christmas Eve.

The Red Tree

Shaun Tan

A reassuring and hopeful picture book to remind children that bad thoughts and feelings won’t last forever. The Red Tree, is a book about feelings – feelings that can not always be simply ...