With the start of the school year comes a drastic decrease in leisure reading. So sad. Still, here’s what we’re up to.
Bookhunter by Jason Shiga. You should read this book. Simple yet attractive drawings, and Library Police who will kick your butt if you don’t return books. It’s a trip to read the ’70s-era technological conversation, too!
Fields of Play (Constructing an academic life) by Laurel Richardson. I just started this one, so not much to say about it yet. The original essays seem thick slogging, but the little foreword and afterword bits are cute.
I’ve recently loved graphic novel The Professor’s Daughter. Beautifully gorgeous artwork, madcap plot! Surrealism abounds, and some slapstick too. Something uncomfortable happens to Queen Victoria.
And, of course, more Georgette Heyer. #2 has gorged herself on cheap Kindle copies of her work. Current working theory: The best Heyer novels are the ones with a title that is just a woman’s name. Including, of course, The Grand Sophy, which isn’t quite just one name, but is almost as good as Frederica. #1 just finished False Colours. (#2 is currently reading The Foundling)
What are you reading these days?