welcome to the online home of hannah nyala west
I took on the twinned habits of reading and writing early, thanks to the stories of my grandparents and father, but especially my mother, who read to me from Day One, gave me sturdy books and yellow pencils and alluring blank notebooks, into which I painstakingly copied letters and words and sentences, sounding them out as if my life depended on it. Perhaps it did.
A selection of books I can’t live without—
Greg Dening, The Death of William Gooch: A History’s Anthropology