Top Ten: 2013 Reads (so far…)

Last week I wrote about my Top Ten Films of 2013 (so far), now it’s time for my Top Ten Reads. Unlike the films list this one isn’t confined to books released this year. I hardly ever read books in the year that they are first published, partly because of the cost of hardback books compared to their paperback counterparts…

My Animals and Other Family

Last year will not go down in history as a triumph for the BBC which is a real shame. For all the scandals and cover-ups and disasters I still think it’s one of Britain’s greatest institutions. One of its saving graces from 2012 however was the coverage of the London Olympics and one of the stars of the Olympic presentation team was Clare Balding….