Reviewed: “The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend” by Katarina Bivald
I love books about books. Not non-fiction critiques and essays on the importance of classics in a modern world. Those are fine. But what I love are books about ordinary people living ever so slightly extraordinary lives because they, like me, love books. Katarina Bivald’s THE READERS OF BROKEN WHEEL RECOMMEND is just such a… Continue reading
An English diarist and naval administrator. I served as administrator of the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament. I had no maritime experience, but I rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, diligence, and my talent for administration.