The Tin Drum – one of my all-time favourite books of all-time. Now see the play!

Why The Tin Drum still divides audiences

Beowulf. Quite probably written down by just one person

The opening page of Beowulf "This is the first step in taking an old debate and refreshing it with some new methodology."Madison Krieger, a postdoc in evolutionary dynamics at Harvard University While looking for something else, I ran up against this article on Ars Technica. As several books I’ve read in the last couple of … Continue reading Beowulf. Quite probably written down by just one person

Bio-graphic

I'm not going to say which book, just that this article may, or may not, have a relevance to a review recently posted. We can talk about the coincidence involved in its popping up in my Reddit feed this morning, at another time. Here's the article.

Are audiobooks as good for you as reading?

For me, it's a "yes." Though, rather obviously, it does depend on the definition of "good" (or "bad" for that matter) you're using. How can books be bad? Reading is good for you, it just is. The only thing I can think of that might make listening come second to reading, is that you're stripping … Continue reading Are audiobooks as good for you as reading?