I’m that excited right now. I just read Geraldine Brooks’ review of Hilary Mantel’s new novel, Bring Up the Bodies. Isn’t it funny how literary loves intersect?

The Guardian also have an extract of the new novel and there is the full first chapter from the Readings website.


Wolf Hall is in my top 5 favourite books of all time, and Hilary Mantel one of my very favourite authors. Wolf Hall is a stunning book and everyone should read it, especially if you think you hate Tudor history.
Now to find myself a copy…