Most of my own little box of World Book Night books went in a trice. Yesterday I picked up 48 copies of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera, in Edith Grosmann’s brilliant translation. It’s exciting that this … Continue reading →
Marzio Barbagli. Farewell to the World. A History of Suicide
translated by Lucinda Byatt. Polity Sept 2015
Farewell to the World
Don Camillo and his Flock
Raphael: A Passionate Life, Polity 2012
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