Posts from ‘April, 2012’

Autofiction by Hitomi Kanehara

 Translated from the Japanese by David James Karashima Five words from the blurb: love, disturbed, woman, sinister, meaning I love […]

Two Gripping Reads

A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash Five words from the blurb: autistic, violence, tragic, religion, family A […]

The 2012 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Shortlist

Yesterday the 2012 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize shortlist was announced. The prize is Awarded for best first book and is open to […]

A Division of the Light by Christopher Burns

Five words from the blurb: woman, robbed, witnessed, camera, changed I am heavily influenced by endorsements from certain authors and […]

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

Five words from the blurb: American, family, murdered, crime, killers In Cold Blood is a modern classic. I’d heard so many […]

The 2012 Orange Prize Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2012 Orange Prize has just been announced as: My thoughts on the shortlist The 2012 Orange […]