Posts from ‘May, 2013’

The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea by Yukio Mishima

Translated from the Japanese by John Nathan Five words from the blurb: savage, boys, mother, affair, sailor Yukio Mishima is […]

Three Abandoned Books

Amity and Sorrow by Peggy Riley Five words from the blurb: daughters, born, cult, rural, help Amity and Sorrow has […]

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra

Five words from the blurb: Chechnya, soldiers, doctor, friend, responsibilities I first heard of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena when […]

The Son by Michel Rostain

Translated from the French by Adriana Hunter Winner of the Prix Goncourt 2011, Selected for Waterstones 11 2013 Five words […]

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Five words from the blurb: diary, girl, tsunami, change, life A Tale for the Time Being is an unusual mixture […]

A Busy Few Weeks

Postcard image from Zazzle May is turning out to be a busy month for me. I went to Barcelona for […]