Does every reader go through a Mitford phase? There is a heady combination of 'upper classishness', political extremism, rebellion and style in their lives and writing. Unity is in love with Hitler, Diana marries Oswald Mosley, leader of the British Union of Fascists, and Jessica is off with her young lover to fight the … Continue reading Good reads from the Mitford sisters
I am addicted to BBC Radio 4's A Good Read. I listen to Harriet Gilbert and guests in back to back episodes, pausing on my commute or interrupting my weekend potter to note down a particular novel, memoir or anthology. My bedside table strains under the weight of recommended reads. One of Harriet … Continue reading Can you recommend something to read?