Wordwatching by Alex Horne

It was a fun book with a fun concept (lover of words with a sense of humour wants to get his own made-up words into the dictionary, thus obtaining the ultimate nerdy immortality) and I would recommend it to a… Read More

Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman

This book was…I can’t really find words for it. It’s mislabelled as a “mystery” but it’s no more a mystery than The Curious Incident of the Dog at Night-time was. It’s about a young boy’s misguided attempt to solve a… Read More

The Sherlockian by Graham Moore

Sigh. I don’t know. I was so excited by this book that I kept my library copy long after the seven-day loan period (it was taking me a while to read it, not because it wasn’t fast-paced, but simply because… Read More