Book Review: 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World

I originally came to my critique with a feminist pitchfork. And, while female autonomy within a patriarchal society is an important theme, I think this book is principally about antipathy and the friendships that can be found in accepting one another as we are. Friends are the family we choose.

Book Review: Lanny

Were it not for my haphazard book club, Lanny would have entirely passed me by – and, oh, what a shame that would have been! Longlisted for the 2019 Man Booker prize, Lanny, is a tale that has bewitched the literary world – and more impressively me – with its ethereal composition. Successor to his 2015 debut, Grief is the Thing with Feathers, Max Porter’s Lanny chronicles the growing chasms between country life and metropolitan mentality

Book Review: Origin

Discussing the ripple effects of scientific discovery, Brown whisks us away on a fast-paced tour of conflicted Catholic Spain, and probes us into asking those age-old (and terrifying) questions; ‘Where do we come from?’ and ‘Where are we going?’