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My books pop up in recent commentary

Posted by Susan Tomes on 26 June 2022 under Books, Reviews  •  2 Comments

Readers of my books might like to see a couple of mentions which have popped up recently in the US. The first is in the New York publication The Browser, whose mission is to send its subscribers a daily selection of good writing from around the world. Editor Robert Cottrell writes an extensive thinkpiece each […]

Presto Music Awards 2021

Posted by Susan Tomes on 10 December 2021 under Books, Reviews  •  1 Comment

Today I learned that my book The Piano – a History in 100 Pieces has been named as a Book of the Year 2021 in the Presto Music Awards. I feel very fortunate that it has now been chosen as a Book of the Year in The Spectator, the Financial Times and the Presto Music […]

My piano book is in The Spectator’s ‘Books of the Year’

Posted by Susan Tomes on 12 November 2021 under Books, Reviews  •  1 Comment

An exhilarating moment in an otherwise quiet stretch of autumn: Jenny Colgan has chosen my piano book as one of her Books of the Year in The Spectator (the print edition comes out on 13 November). She calls it ‘one of the two most beautiful books I got my hands on this year.’ One can’t […]

‘This is a hugely stimulating book that inspires and enlightens’, says International Piano

Posted by Susan Tomes on 4 November 2021 under Books, Reviews  •  Leave a comment

Renowned piano teacher and educator Murray McLachlan has reviewed my book in International Piano: The Piano: A History in 100 Pieces To read more reviews of this book, click here

Musical Opinion review of ‘The Piano – a History in 100 Pieces’

Posted by Susan Tomes on 2 November 2021 under Books, Reviews  •  Leave a comment

The quarterly magazine Musical Opinion has a review of my book in its October-December 2021 issue. Some excerpts from Julian Jacobson’s review: ‘Susan Tomes’ new book is aimed at the informed amateur or mélomane, in the untranslatable French word: the Radio 3 (perhaps rather than Classic FM) listener or Wigmore Hall and festival devotee. Analysis […]

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