I just got around to reading THE 7 1/2 DEATHS OF EVELYN HARDCASTLE by Stuart Turton. It’s confusing at the beginning, and gets both more and less confusing as you go along. Does that sound strange? Wait ’til you read the book! I can generally…

This week, I read a book that’s grand. Not grand in the sense of large, epic, or sweeping, but grand in the sense of profound and deeply impressive. It’s Susanna Clarke’s PIRANESI, published in 2010. Susanna Clarke wrote JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR NORRELL, which IS…