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Books and Reading: Languages Staff Reads

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We asked BGS Language teachers to share their favourite reads and authors - Why not add one or two to your Must Reads list?

MS DONALDSON

CURRENTLY READING


'The Last Tudor'
Philippa Gregory

 

FAVOURITE AUTHORS


David Sedaris, Agatha Christie, Philippa Gregory, Bill Bryson, Nikos Kazantzakis, Jane Austen and any authors from classical literature.

 

RECOMMENDED READING


Tess of the d'Urbervilles - I often find myself reflecting back on it (the story, the themes, the characters).

 


 

MS CHRISTOPHER

CURRENTLY READING


'The Tattooist of Auschwitz'
Heather
Morris

 

 

FAVOURITE AUTHORS


Mitch Albom, Paolo Cuelo, Kate Grenville, Guillaume Musso, Anne Ragde

 

RECOMMENDED READING


The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

 


 

MS CLEARY

CURRENTLY READING


'Dawn Keepers'
by Jessica Andersen

 

FAVOURITE AUTHORS


Lindsey Davies, Robin Hobb, Lee Childs, to name a few. I like an eclectic mix of fantasy, crime, historical fiction.

 

RECOMMENDED READING


The Live ship trader series by Robin Hobb
Daughter of Empire series


 

MS POIDA

CURRENTLY READING


'The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart'
Holly
Ringland

 

FAVOURITE AUTHORS


Richard Flanagan
Steinbeck
Stieg Larsson
Maggie O'Farrell

 

RECOMMENDED READING


The Steady Running of the Hour by Justin Go

 

 


 

MS WIRTH

CURRENTLY READING


'Le Mystere Henri Pick'
David Foenkinos


 

 

FAVOURITE AUTHORS


Haruki Murakami, Aurelie Valognes, Sujata Massey

 

RECOMMENDED READING


Meme dans les Orties, The Reader, Breadfruit 


 

MR FLATSCHER

CURRENTLY READING


'Big Blue Sky'
Peter Garrett

View in catalogue

 

 

FAVOURITE AUTHORS


Tim Winton and Michael Houellebecq

 

RECOMMENDED READING


Eyrie by Tim Winton

 


 

MS KACHEL

CURRENTLY READING


'The Great War for Civilisation'
Robert Fisk

 

FAVOURITE AUTHORS


Jane Austen, Simone de Beauvoir, George Eliot, Agatha Christie, Maeve Binchy, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Henry James

 

RECOMMENDED READING


The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré