Although a work of fiction, Sharma draws heavily on his own experiences in Family Life. Continue reading Family Life by Akhil Sharma: an autobiographical tale of immigration and family trauma.
Those were the words that appeared on the text alert on my cell phone. Continue reading A Suspected Active Shooter Is On Campus
In essence it’s sort of like a sampler, offering the reader a taster of what this writer is capable of, in the hope that you will be inspired enough to track down more of his work. Continue reading Surfing The Gnarl Plus… by Rudy Rucker
The reviews on the back cover shout “TRAGEDY, BETRAYAL AND PASSION…AN INTOXICATING COCKTAIL OF MONEY, SEX, HEAT, BOREDOM AND BEAUTY…HEADY, PAGE-TURNING” and I’m hooked after just a few chapters. Continue reading This week I’m reading: Tigers In Red Weather
Has the need to escape into a good book ever been greater? Continue reading Diving into a good book: this week’s reads
We can’t go anywhere at the moment so I’m going back in time to revisit travel experiences from my past. Continue reading Traveling Back In Time: New England, 2009
This book documents the Pet Shop Boys’ first ever tour of North America. Continue reading This week I’m reading…
A mysterious illness strikes the population of America in this dystopian novel. Continue reading This week I’m reading… The Pesthouse