Not the TV Book Group – loving this.
Dovegreyreader’s explanation of what it is and how it works.
and from Savidge Reads.
more reading, more blogging about reading, more talking about reading, more reading about reading. as a reader long before I became a writer, it all works for me.
Quick run in to Bush House for the World Service’s lovely international arts programme The Strand to talk about Salinger, refute those who dismiss the work as appealing only to youth, point out that For Esme With Love and Squalor could easily be about any soldier back from Iraq or Afghanistan with PTSD, and promote Raise High The Roofbeam, Carpenters (again?!) as a pretty damn perfect short story.
So, he’s dead. Leave him alone now. Let the work speak for itself.