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?

April Reading List

Here are the books I read in April 2018. Have you read any of these? Let me know in the comments! When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr Yes, this is by the very same Judith Kerr who wrote The Tiger Who Came To Tea, and yes, this is also a children’s book, but it’s too good to be limited to kids. As the title suggests, it tells the tale of a Jewish family who flee Germany just before Hitler gets voted into power. Initially, Anna, her parents and her brother escape to Switzerland, leaving most of their possessions … Continue reading April Reading List

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