Posts from ‘May, 2010’

May Summary and Plans for June

I finished 14 books in May. I was unable to resist the Orange list and so my reading was dominated […]

A Gate at the Stairs – Lorrie Moore

 Short listed for the 2010 Orange Prize A Gate at the Stairs is set in the American Midwest and follows […]

The Best Literary Science Fiction Books?

I’m getting bored of reality. The more books I read, the more it feels as though they are all churning […]

Beside the Sea – Veronique Olmi

 Translated from the French by Adriana Hunter Beside the Sea is the best book I have read in a long […]

Black Water Rising – Attica Locke

 Short listed for the Orange Prize 2010 Black Water Rising was the most controversial choice on the Orange short list this […]

The White Woman on the Green Bicycle – Monique Roffey

 Short listed for the Orange Prize 2010 The White Woman on the Green Bicycle is set on the island of […]