Thoughts on the International Booker Prize 2020

Once upon a time, many moons ago (six, perhaps), in a world where 'Zoom' was a song by Fat Larry's Band and 'lockdown' was reserved for re-runs of the West Wing or blockbuster thrillers, the 2020 International Booker Prize Longlist was announced. I joined Bookworm and the lovely folks over at the Readers Room, and … Continue reading Thoughts on the International Booker Prize 2020

Hello world

Welcome to Rockpools and Stars, a blog of tiny wonders that may well morph into something totally different over the next few months. What sort of things might you find here? Books. Almost definitely books. I love reading around the world, so I may talk about my literary travels. I've been getting more and more … Continue reading Hello world