callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,

The best books ever?

A while ago, I had an email from The Book Depository inviting me to join their ‘vote for the best ever books’. You had to choose from pre-selected books, so I didn’t bother. Now, the results are in and here is the list. Some curious choices, don’t you think? And like all ‘best’ lists, strongly biased towards recent publications. Claire Rayner but not George Eliot? It makes you wonder.
Tags: book lists

  • Two country gents

    Sissinghurst. An Unfinished History, Adam Nicolson 2008 My Garden World, Monty Don 2020 Adam Nicolson and Monty Don are almost exact…

  • March books

    The Day of Small Things, O Douglas A Sweet, Wild Note: What We Hear When the Birds Sing , Richard Smyth Constable at the Double, Nicholas…

  • Garden News

    Not news from my garden, where the only flowers are on this tough winter jasmine. There's no excuse for it; there are plenty of winter flowering…

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