“I’m afraid of everything that the contagion can change. Of discovering that the structure holding up civilisation as I know it is nothing but a house of cards. I’m afraid of annihilation but also of its opposite: that fear will eventually pass without leaving any trace of change behind”
The last of my summer holiday reads of 2019, Posh Boys follows on from Under the Wig and War Doctor. A much needed commentary on the state of private education in Britain.
The Rules of Contagion – a scary title given the current novel coronavirus pandemic. It’s no secret that Covid-19 is causing problems the world over. But, I’m going to state this early; if you read only one non-fiction book during this crisis, please make it this one.
An important contribution to the #MeToo movement, and a great follow on read to Anna Wiener’s Uncanny Valley.
It’s a sad moment in British history, but Brexit is finally upon us. I hope we can learn from Ivan Rogers 9 Lessons in Brexit.