Thanks to everyone who responded with book suggestions, I’ve sourced a couple of them from friends and have just hit Amazon with this lot:

  • Martin Amis – London Fields
  • Jorge Luis Borges – Labryinths
  • Phillip Pullman – His Dark Materials Trilogy (boxset)
  • Garrison Keillor – Leaving Home
  • Ultra Chilled Vols 1 & 2… which isn’t a book.

And what did I do last night? Started the latest Rebus novel.