Smash Lits with Polly Samson

1) How do you organise your book shelves? The bookshelves are all full.  They are hopelessly disorganized, though in the sitting room I have a book case dedicated to my late mother-in-law’s books and another to those of my late aunt.  Finding the books I need on their shelves makes me feel close to both... Continue Reading →

Polly Samson "Perfect Lives" review

As I sometimes write brief book reviews for WBQ magazine, or squish thoughts onto bookseller recommends cards, I thought that perhaps I'd occasionally post some reviews under 100 words here & on twitter. First up is a gorgeous new short story collection by Polly Samson."Perfect Lives"Samson's sumptuous prose brings a piano tuner, an artist, a... Continue Reading →

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