Stephen King, Back to Haunt Me.

I love the satisfying structure of circular stories. Wuthering Heights was my favourite book for years.  Catherine and Hareton coming together at the end turns the book into one of hope. Out of all that ugliness, all that sorrow, come  two people capable of kindness, strength, love. J K Rowling does a similar thing in…

Why you should care about libraries.

When I was younger I had no money for books. Discovering I could borrow books FOR NOTHING was a wonder to me, a miracle, it truly felt like the best gift. In fact, that feeling  has stayed with me, more than any Christmas or Birthday presents. Of course in those days we didn’t have computers……