What did you read in October?

Have you read any good books this month? Now, normally, I read at least four books in any given month. But this month has been different. I only managed one. This one. In fact, I still haven’t quite finished it. Not because it isn’t very good or because I don’t like it. I like it a lot. The story is engrossing, exciting, inventive, imaginative. The language Rushdie uses is so playful that it would be a waste to rush through this book, for fear of missing a joke or a pun or a funny line. Here’s the plot: Luka finds … Continue reading What did you read in October?

November Reading List

Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer Everyone who eats meat needs to read this book. It peeks behind the veiled world of animal factory farming, exposing the horrific methods in which meat is produced. Entwined within this is also the author’s own relationship with food, and in particular, the moving story of his Jewish grandmother who had fled from the Nazis in WWII. After reading it, I have decided to drastically reduce the amount of meat that I eat. The Affinity Bridge by George Mann This had been sitting on my to-be-read pile of books for ages, ever since I … Continue reading November Reading List