...after spending the evening watching "All the Great Books (Abridged)" performed by the Outwits.
This is part of our city council's Summertimes programme and was therefore free (sort of - the bucket was passed round at the end for donations).
Many people took their picnic hampers, wine, etc and enjoyed the setting in the gardens.
Katherine Mansfield (she was a "short" story writer)
The Trojan horse
Just in case the 76 books covered weren't enough for me, my daughter introduced me to this website:
Book a Minute
(A sample: The Confessions of Augustine: "I was bad. I was very, very bad. Not any more though.")