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New reading book: A Thousand Splendid Suns


I have been absolutely atrocious at reading this year. Seriously, I have really put myself, my English Literature degree and my Masters to shame and barely picked up a book. 170 more words


Books and books

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So I’ve decided to create some type of continuity in my life (save for being at work/home) and in lieu of that decision I will try and post twice a week. 659 more words


The Kite Runner - Book Review

God, where do I start with this book? I’m such a sucker for historical fiction, and this book definitely did not disappoint. Set in Afghanistan, The Kite Runner is a story of two boys, Amir and Hassan. 403 more words


Awesome Books That Have Been Banned

In honour of #BannedBooksWeek coming to its end, I’ve decided to feature some books that I think are pretty darn good and think they should never have been banned! 305 more words

Young Adult

Book Review: The Kite Runner


Amir is the son of a wealthy Kabul merchant, a member of the ruling caste of Pashtuns. Hassan, his servant and constant companion, is a Hazara, a despised and impoverished caste. 357 more words


This Week is Banned Book Week!

This week begins National Banned Books Week when we celebrate our right to read what we want! Part of libraries’ raison d’etre is to resist censorship and protect people’s privacy and informational freedom. 149 more words


War Literature as a Medium of Separation, Unity and History

The idea that war literature – insofar as the genre truly exists – can contain powerful invocations of separation and unification is largely correct, though it is rather general. 2,926 more words