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.
An Obedient Father is one of the most uncomfortable books that I’ve ever read Continue reading An Obedient Father by Akhil Sharma is an uncomfortable read.
Nordic Noir that will keep you hooked Continue reading The Bird Tribunal by Agnes Ravatn
There’s a dark secret that casts a shadow over everything, despite the relentless sunshine. Continue reading I finished a whole book! Heatwave by Victor Jestin reignited my reading mojo.
I think I’ve lost my reading mojo. Continue reading This week I tried to read Intimacy by Hanif Kureishi
Every month I review all the books I’ve read; here’s the list for August 2002! Continue reading My Month in Books: August
Hard-hitting but heart-warming stuff Continue reading This week I’m reading: Face by Benjamin Zephaniah
These stories may be short, but they are potent and are here to be savoured Continue reading This week I’m reading: Homesickness by Colin Barrett