A dystopian Dutch romance set in the world of content moderation
A introspective novel about a woman cloistered in her apartment in Lebanon for 50 years, accompanied only by great works of literature.
Three mini reviews of the latest in my 20 books of summer
Love, trauma and memory in Sierra Leone
Long out of print, rediscovered dystopian fiction
Page-turning novel about the often false promises of the American Dream for an immigrant family from Cameroon and a US family with a senior Lehman Bros executive as breadwinner.
I’ve chosen my 20 books of summer.
Translated by Victoria Cribb EUROPE Book 14 of my #20booksofsummer21 Time is whizzing by and I’m not sure if I’m going to get through all the 20 books on my list. I wish I’d counted the three “extra” books I read earlier in the summer! (Though that would mean going back and writing reviews.) Set …
One of Anne Tyler’s most-loved novels
It’s been a challenging month, with my daughter still recovering at home from extensive orthopaedic surgery, and reluctantly doing some home schooling from the sofa. We’ve been sharing a sofa bed downstairs for two months while she needs care in the night, and at 14 she could really do without her mum sharing a bedroom …