Hamnet Shakespeare died at age 11, but scarcely anything was recorded about the boy’s life. Through her poignant and lyrical storytelling, Maggie O’Farrell breathes life into this long-forgotten tale. I … Continue reading What’s in a name?
With a dream debut, Megha Majumdar’s novel A Burning has climbed up the western bestseller lists. The book covers a lot of hot topics that the publishing industry classifies as … Continue reading By the book…A Burning
Do you recall the way you felt when you first started reading mysteries, like a good old Agatha Christie? Turning each page with anticipation, awaiting a twist that was sure … Continue reading Setting up the twists and turns
When I first heard of the book “Where the Crawdads sing,” I did some research to figure out what the title meant and what the book was about. There was … Continue reading By the book…Where the Crawdads Sing
I love to read books where the setting is so well-developed that the place feels like one of the characters. In Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng deftly weaves the setting … Continue reading By the book…Little Fires Everywhere