The season is changing and I for one am happy to welcome our autumnal overlord.
This has been a quiet week focussed mainly on medical and associated stuff, namely routine appointments and new computer glasses. At the moment all is good and hopefully will stay that way.
Read this week – Swan Song by Robert Edric, the third in his Song Cycle Trilogy set in Hull. Loved it. The whole series was excellent and I’ll be writing a review soonish (I’m a little behind again but not by much)
Currently reading – Dahlia Black by Keith Thomas, one of those fictional oral history books that I can never resist. Not quite halfway through but thoroughly enjoying it.
Up next – Missing Person by Sarah Lotz. This also counts as my single purchase of the week. I always pre-order her novels as soon as they are announced because I just love her stuff. Looking forward to launching into this one.
What we’ve been watching:
I don’t normally talk about what the Book God and I watch on TV because there is so much and most of it is dragged out over time – a binge watch for us is three episodes 😀 Anyway, worth noting that being characteristically late to the party we have just finished the first season of Bosch and thought it was great. We are also working our way through Dig (hello to Jason Isaacs!) which is very silly and immensely enjoyable.
Booking for the London Film Festival opened to memebers this week and I managed to snag tickets to all four of the films I wanted to see:
- The Personal History of David Copperfield, dir. Armando Ianucci
- The Lighthouse, dir. Robert Eggers
- Marriage Story, dir. Noah Baumbach
- Knives Out, dir. Rian Johnson
We normally miss the LFF because we are on our annual holiday but we are heading off to Scotland a little bit later this year so I’m finally getting the chance to go. I am very excited 😀
That’s me for this post. Hoping to get three reviews up before the next Sunday Salon (have probably just jinxed myself!), and wishing you all a wonderful reading week!
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2 thoughts on “Sunday Salon | 8 September”
Ooo, envious of your LFF tickets. Both The Lighthouse and Marriage Story look good, but I’m really looking forward to Knives Out.
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Oooo congrats on your LFF ticket score!!! The thing I miss the most about my life back in L.A. is the annual AFI Film Festival. So, I will be with you in spirit!!!! Enjoy!
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