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Milne, A. A.

The Dover Road (Play by A.A. Milne) – Jermyn Street Theatre

Thanks to Simon of Stuck in a Book’s post I was made aware of this delightful 1922 play by A. A. Milne. Bought the ticket just 2 days in advance, and strolled along to Piccadilly Circus Friday after work. This is exactly the kind of time that makes me so grateful and happy to live in […]

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Okakura, Kakuzō

The Book of Tea – Kakuzō Okakura

  The Book of Tea was first published in 1906 – surprisingly, in English! I only realised this after trying to find the translator, or which translation was best, and a book group friend was looking for “the original”, hah! Here I thought Kazuo Ishiguro was the only Japanese writing in English (I’m sure not […]

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Catel & Bocquet Thompson, Craig

2 Graphic Novels: Habibi and Kiki de Montparnasse

Habibi by Craig Thompson (2011) I read Blankets by Craig Thompson a couple of years ago and found it very good and nostalgic (unfortunately I didn’t write my review on it). It’s about many things but what I remember the most is it’s a coming-of-age story about a protagonist who struggles with the Christian religion […]