For March, I read three books: Beloved by Toni Morrison, Deacon King Kong by James McBride, and The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson.
Disappearing Earth is a debut novel that’s less of a thriller and more of a conceptual attempt at atmosphere.
A quick summary of what I read this year while coronavirus blanketed the Earth.
Where do I come from is a deceiving question. It seems like there should be a straight-forward answer. For the siblings in C Pam Zhang‘s How Much of These Hills Is Gold, a question like… Read More »Place and Identity in How Much of These Hills Is Gold
Why do some revenge stories work and others, like Best Served Cold, fall flat?
Who has time to write reviews?
In Tiamat’s Wrath the only constant in life is change.
The originality that captured my attention in his early work is now just recycled, a photocopy of a photocopy of a photocopy.
Smarsh demands the reader to defy stereotypes, to see the complexity of a person, instead of the image of a single mom with a baby on her hip, standing in the screen door of a trailer with a cigarette dangling off her lip.
In Educated, Tara Westover escapes the abuse and trauma of a family who has a deep distrust of public education, medical science, and the government.