We learn from the first sentence of Celeste Ng’s novel Everything I Never Told You that Lydia, the beloved teenage daughter of Marilyn and James, is dead. 834 more words
This week I pitted two stories from Sierra Leone circa 1967 against the first and second prize winners of 1995’s O. Henry Award.
Africa won. 343 more words
Began: 22nd October 2015
Finished: 27th December 2015
Confession: I almost gave up on this one so I could move onto my eagerly anticipated Christmas present – … 579 more words