Exceeding Expectations was launched yesterday at an event arranged by Viewpoint Housing. Quite a formal ‘do’, but MSP Ross Finnie added a light touch and a striking depth of knowledge about the social housing sector. He seemed to like the book too.
Michel Faber’s latest book, The Fire Gospel, is an unsettling (though often very funny) satire on fundamentalism in general and the way we read the Bible in particular. My review went out in The Herald last Saturday.