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The Largesse of the Sea Maiden

“The Largesse of the Sea Maiden” was Denis Johnson’s first published collection of short stories in 25 years and his last work before he died of liver cancer. 398 more words

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Canada Reads 2018 Longlist

From moving memoirs to dystopian fiction, the titlesĀ in the longlist challenge readers to look differently at themselves and the world aroundĀ them.

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March 2018 Reading Suggestions

Welcome to yet another instalment of Reading Suggestions. This time around I have tried to compile a list containing some really good non-fiction. Hope you all will like it. 587 more words


A Girl in Exhile

“A Girl in Exile” is a retelling of the Orpheus Eurydice legend in the context of Albanian totalitarianism. Recasting classical myths and totalitarianism are apparently themes in other works by the renown Albanian author Ismail Kadare. 261 more words

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Dinner At the Center of the Earth

To some extent Nathan Englander’s Iraeli-Palestinian spy novel is an homage to Ariel Sharon. As a spy novel it is more a movie version than one that reflects reality. 177 more words

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The End We Start From

Megan Hunter’s apocalyptic debut novel “The End We Start From” is as the title suggests a renewal short of a phoenix revival. Some have referred to this novel as a female author’s version of Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road”. 159 more words

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What's new in kids' books for Spring

Last week, I posted about some of the books being published for Spring that look like good reads. This week I’ve been scouring the children’s section and here are some titles that have caught my eye. 768 more words