Each staff member selects questions to answer from a finely honed and crafted selection, designed to entertain and educate us about their reading lives.
Today is our final Fiction Friday, and our YC Reading work experience student, Hattie Harwood, had the pleasure of interviewing our principal, John Evans, about the merits of books and reading.
Hi John! Firstly, we need to know which Hogwarts House you'd be sorted into!:
Gryffindor . Never read them, but I’ve watched them – my sons have read them. I know people really connect with them.
What’s the first book you remember reading, or being read?
I know exactly which one. I came to reading late in life, and it was John Grisham's “A Time to Kill”. I was already teaching, having gone through school, then an apprenticeship, teacher training and lecturing without really getting into reading. I’d neve…