Nathalie Foy’s Books on Books

A lovely and unexpected commendation from Nathalie Foy at Books on Books. (Unexpected because it occurs in the midst of her review of Sylvia Beach’s Shakespeare and Company.)

“One of my favourite books of the past year is Susan Olding’s Pathologies: A Life in Essays.  She takes the personal essay to new places, puts it to interesting uses, gives it a fresh shape.  It is Olding’s form that is so often the reward of reading her essays.  They are fresh and startling and often biting.  I like that.”

Thank you, Nathalie. And thank you also for the inspired decision to focus on books about books in your blog.

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