#NaNoWriMo2016

I may be less visible this month as I dive into NaNoWriMo again. I always joke that every month is novel writing month for me, but I like the extra push to get a project done and it’s nice to not be alone in trying to write furiously. I’m doing what I have sworn never…

Friday’s Forgotten Books: Mad World

MAD WORLD Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead Paula Byrne Harper 2009 (though my Sunday Times edition gives the date as ‘2099’) One of the things that interested me in this book was Byrne’s declaration that the heyday of the “heavily footnoted biographical doorstopper” was over and the ‘selective’ approach should be recognised. She…