Saturday 29 September 2018

Lightning & Stars in the Bookshop

The Day of Creation by J. G. Ballard

"... one book could be a library, if it was a book that made a big enough dimple in L-space. A book with a title like 100 Ways with Broccoli was unlikely to be one such, whereas The Relationship Between Capital and Labour might be, especially if it had an appendix on making explosives. " - Terry Pratchett

Friday 28 September 2018

Upward & Onward in the Bookshop

Winged Victory: Story of Amy Johnson by Elizabeth Grey

"Some of the most relaxing weekends I have ever enjoyed were those I spent quietly with a sense of all work to date completed, and an absorbing mystery." - Aung San Suu Kyi

Wednesday 26 September 2018

Bonsai in the Bookshop

The Schirmer Inheritance by Eric Ambler

"Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes" - John Le Carre

Tuesday 25 September 2018

Hamilton's Hats in the Bookshop

The Beezer Book

"This book will not supply an answer to these deep issues , but I believe that it may open the door to them by a crack-albeit only by a crack." - Roger Penrose