Patchett is the master of family dynamics
Book review: Ankomst by Gøhril Gabrielsen
An unexpected Norwegian isolation-horror that explores human and supernatural torment
Book review: Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
A beautiful, moving and educational book about lives transformed by war
So many streaming platforms, so much time. And yet, it’s still tough to choose what to watch. Regularly updated: here’s my quick take on the TV I have been watching, if it helps.
Book review: For The Good Times by David Keenan
Enough levity to make a book about the darkest days of The Troubles enjoyable
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Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
A marsh isn't the same thing as a swamp, this book isn't the same thing as a normal murder mystery.
Book review: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
A literary masterpiece about the power of a literary masterpiece
Book review: Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood
A snapshot of a city on the road to fascism
Book review: Normal People by Sally Rooney
An achingly realistic portrayal of a relationship