novels that will change your llife

  I always haveΒ an ever-growing ‘to read’ Β list of booksΒ on my bedside table, and choosing my next readΒ sends me into a geeky frenzy – so many books, so little time! Which are the best ones? Why can’t I devour them all at once? So if you’re like me, here’s a shortlist of the best books I’ve read to help you out. They’ll change your life… 1. The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin Toibin is a magical writer, and he… Read more »

β€˜The people who come to Paris to find themselves are outsiders,’ he said. I was finding this to be true. There was a palpable perfume in the air, borne of us lost souls who drifted in on the breeze and turned our palms out towards the city, as if to display the invisible stigmata that has always marked us out as misfits. We were sitting in La Belle Hortense on the Rue Vieille du Temple in the Marais, a beautiful… Read more »