Scott's Book Review



The Quarrel of The Age

A. C. Grayling

Lives Well Lived - A pick from biography and memoir


  Anthony (‘A. C.’) Grayling gives us a scholarly yet accessible portrait of this most passionate writer who was also a philosopher, painter,...

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Dishonour

Jacqui Rose

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


Doyenne of the gritty and gripping thriller, Jacqui Rose (http://www.jacquirose.com/) entertains us again with Dishonour in 2013. The summary is as follows....

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The Corporal’s Wife

Gerald Seymour

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


Born in Guildford, Surrey, on November 25, 1941, the son of two literary figures, Gerald Seymour now lives in the West Country. He joined ITN in 1963, covering...

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The Anxiety of Influence

Harold Bloom

Egghead Choice - Crack open for a hard boiled think


‘Literature as a way of life’ is the theme of this 1973 work by the self-assured Harold Bloom (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Bloom and...

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Chaos

James Gleick


James Gleick (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Gleick and http://around.com/) is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, writer and lecturer. He made his name...

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