The Bookshop, Penelope Fitzgerald. Slim, dense, British. The good stuff.
The Lifetime Learner’s Guide, Gary Hoover. It’s said often but is rarely true: this is a Master’s Degree in a hundred pages. Well, not the degree, but the syllabus. Get working. It’s the real deal.
The Snow Child, glorious fiction, Eowyn Ivey
What Makes Olga Run?, non-fiction, longevity, Bruce Grierson
A Year in Provence, non-fiction, life in France, Peter Mayle