Author Archive: John Wade

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

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Black Water Lilies

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The Essex Serpent

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The Shepherd’s Life

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a trailer for a book before but this by Penguin Books is rather good:   A about the impact of tourism on Bath, by film director Ken Loach, was in the Guardian recently and picks up a number of the themes explored by James Rebanks. You can read it …

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The Remains of the Day

Unfortunately Kazuo Ishiguro will no longer be able to join us tonight at the Black Horse Inn to discuss his book. Something came up.

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I Am Pilgrim

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The Gargoyle

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Breathing Lessons

Music to read ‘Breathing Lessons’ to. This is the song Ira and Maggie sing in chapter one of Part 3 of the book. Perhaps we’ll give it a go when we meet…….

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Knots and Crosses

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The Third Policeman

The third book we chose to read was ‘The Rotters’ Club’ by Jonathan Coe. No one picked it, it just sort of emerged as a book several people fancied reading. We all really liked it. It was set in Birmingham…in the 1970s…and it had lots of cultural references we could relate to given our ages …

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