Books by my bed
How Dorothy L. Sayers’ combination of food and murder makes me feel better about the world
Sophie Ratcliffe on the messy autobiography of books by her bedside
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Sophie Ratcliffe is a writer, critic and academic at the University of Oxford. She was a judge for the 2016 Baillie Gifford Prize and is on the judging panel for the 2017 Wellcome Book Prize. She has twenty years of experience reviewing for the national press. Her latest book, The Lost Properties of Love: An Exhibition of Myself was published by William Collins in February 2019.