Summer Reads 2018

In the wall of books that comes out each year, some are exceptional. These are some of the best.

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My best books for Christmas 2017

Happy Hogmanay. Or if you’re from anywhere north of John O’Groats or south of Gretna Green, Happy New Year. And, as is (almost) traditional, here’s a round-up of the best books of 2017, fiction and non-fiction.

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Ten of the Best Books of 2013

Over the past year, I’ve been privileged to read a large number of immensely good books: truly, the quality of writing is as great now as it has ever been and I’m convinced that some of these will become classics, read for decades, if not for centuries to come.

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