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

My August Reading List 2020

If like me, you have been chastising yourself for not reading as many books as you had liked to during your time off, don’t worry, it’s okay. It is not a sin to have a lovely time with your nearest and dearest. Your book pile will still be waiting for you tomorrow. On that note, the books that have been on my “in process” list this month.

Book Review: The Deep Blue Between

For those reading a variety of non-fiction titles on the atrocities of slavery at the moment, I believe this title is the perfect book to complement both your learning and your empathetic understanding. There aren’t a lot of young adult books within the African literary space (yet), so, this book will certainly be making waves when it’s released in October.

My July Reading List 2020

Sometimes when I think about the number of books that I want to read, then consider the actual time that I have to read them, I get a bit overwhelmed by the sheer weight of it. Nevertheless, lucky for you lovely lot, my bookish brain and residual issues around productivity have managed to squeeze in a few books to report this week.