1. Galey’s Best Reads 2021

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    December 25, 2021 by brettdgale

    The Spy Who Came in From the Cold – John Le Carré This may have been the incomparable John Le …
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  2. Galey’s Favourite Reads 2020

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    December 13, 2020 by brettdgale

    Hamnet – Maggie O’Farrell My favourite book of the year, hands down.  But any recommendation must come with a trigger …
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  3. Galey’s Best Reads of 2019

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    December 23, 2019 by brettdgale

    The Testaments – Margaret Atwood The Testaments is a sequel akin to The Godfather 2 – entirely unnecessary, and unneeded. …
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  4. Galey’s Best Reads 2017 Part 2

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    December 20, 2017 by brettdgale

    In the Country of Men – Hisham Matar This tense psychological thriller is set in Gaddafi’s Libya and tells the …
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  5. Galey’s Best Reads 2017 Part 1

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    December 20, 2017 by brettdgale

    The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood This was my standout book of the year and one of the greatest books …
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  6. Dystopia Now: 12 Books to that will prepare you for a Trump Presidency

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    January 20, 2017 by brettdgale

    No candidate for President of the United States has ever painted as dark a vision for the present state of …
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  7. Best Reads 0f 2016 Part II

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    December 22, 2016 by brettdgale

    Listen Liberal: Whatever Happened to the Party of the People – Thomas Frank Likewise, in a book of unsuppressed fury, …
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  8. Galey’s Best Reads 2016: Part 1

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    December 21, 2016 by brettdgale

    Just in time for the holiday season here’s my favourite recommendations from everything I’ve read in the past year. To …
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  9. The People Are Revolting: America on the Eve of Destruction?

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    November 7, 2016 by brettdgale

    At the end of one of the more extraordinary election campaigns in political history stock is taken of the journey …
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  10. Galey’s Best Books 2015 – Pt II

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    January 6, 2016 by brettdgale

    The Girl with all the Gifts – M.R. Carey This is definitely not your parent’s zombie book – actually truth …
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