September 2022 TBR

Here is the TBR list of books for September that I will be picking my books from. Not sure how many I will get read this coming month as my wife, Sarah, begins the first of her six cycles of chemo for breast cancer too. I do have one blog tour book that will be read, though.


Reading Through The Year

A Poem for Every Night of the Year – Allie Esiri

Word Perfect – Susie Dent


Finishing Off (Still!)

The Travel Writing Tribe – Tim Hannigan

Beautiful Country – Qian Julie Wang


Blog Tour

Accidental Detectorist – Nigel Richardson


Review Copies

Asian Waters – Humphrey Hawksley

Blue Mind – Wallace J. Nichols

The Devil You Know – Gwen Adshead, Eileen Horne

Above the Law – Adrian Bleese

Black Lion: Alive in the Wilderness Sicelo Mbatha

The Babel Message: A Love Letter to Language Keith Kahn-Harris

Isles at the Edge of the Sea – Jonny Muir

The Good Life – Dorian Amos

Britain Alone – Philip Stephens

We Own This City – Justin Fenton

Spaceworlds – Ed. Mike Ashley

The Power of Geography – Tim Marshall

The Devil You Know – Gwen Adshead, Eileen Horne

Letters from Egypt – Lucie Duff Gordon

Crawling Horror – Ed. Daisy Butcher & Janette Leaf

The Valleys of the Assassins – Freya Stark

The Cruel Way – Ella Maillart

Above the Law – Adrian Bleese

Cornish Horrors – Ed. Joan Passey

Somebody Else – Charles Nicholl

Scenes from Prehistoric Life – Francis Pryor

The Heath – Hunter Davies

Three Women of Herat – Veronica Doubleday

The Sloth Lemur’s Song – Alison Richard

Polling UnPacked – Mark Pack

The View from the Hil – Christopher Somerville

The Po – Tobia Jones

A River Runs Through Me – Andrew Douglas-Home

Illuminated by Water – Malachy Tallack

Rhythms of Nature – Ian Carter

Thunderstone – Nancy Campbell

be/longing – Amanda Thomson

Return to My Trees – Matthew Yeomans

Swan – Dan Keel



Ravilious: Wood Engravings – James Russell

Between Light and Storm – Esther Woolfson

Bewilderment – Richard Powers

Tweet Of The Day – Brett Westwood & Stephen Moss

My 1001 Nights – Alice Morrison

A Song for a New Day – Sarah Pinsker

The This – Adam Roberts

Looking for Transwonderland – Noo Saro-Wiwa



Dancing Satyr – Chris Waters


Books to Clear

Our Game – John Le Carré

The Tailor of Panama- John Le Carré

Year of the Golden Ape – Colin Forbes

Dreaming in Code – Scott Rosenberg


Own Books

Er, not sure there are any this month…


Challenge Books

The Wood That Made London – C.J. Schuler

English Pastoral – James Rebanks

A Still Life – Josie George

A Trillion Trees – Fred Pearce



Ravilious: Wood Engravings – James Russell

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  1. whatcathyreadnext

    My best wishes to you and your wife during this challenging time.

    • Paul

      Thank you, Cathy

  2. Jackie Law

    All best wishes to your wife, and to you as you support her through this.

    • Paul

      Thank you, Jackie

  3. Liz Dexter

    Very best wishes to Sarah as she goes into her treatment, and sending strength to you and the rest of your family, too.

    That’s a lovely reading list and I’ll look forward to hearing about whatever you read and manage to review, but we’ll all appreciate you have other priorities at the moment.

    • Paul

      Thank you, Liz

  4. Penny Hull

    Thinking about you and Sarah, hope all goes well.

    • Paul

      Thank you, Penny

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