Posts from ‘August, 2012’

Native Son by Richard Wright

Five words from the blurb: black, prejudiced, poverty, death, crime Native Son was originally published in 1940. It became a […]

The War of the Wives by Tamar Cohen

Five words from the blurb: married, husband, dead, wives, battle I was sent a copy of this book by its […]

Communion Town by Sam Thompson

 Longlisted for 2012 Booker Prize Five words from the blurb: city, stories, imagined, diverge, voices I’m not sure how this […]

Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

Five words from the blurb: family, friendship, life, AIDS, death I first heard about Tell the Wolves I’m Home in […]

A Week in Edinburgh

I’ve just returned from a wonderful week in Edinburgh. I visited friends, enjoyed the comedy of the Fringe Festival, and […]

The Best Books of 2012….so far!

2012 has been an outstanding year for new fiction – in the first few months I read more 4.5+ star […]