Posts from ‘June, 2013’

The Noonday Demon: An Anatomy of Depression by Andrew Solomon

Five words from the blurb: depression, research, history, society, recovery Earlier this year I read Far From the Tree, an […]

Three Quick Reviews

  The Round House by Louise Erdrich Five words from the blurb: victim, attack, Native American, legal, justice I’d been […]

The Wall by Marlen Haushofer

  Translated from the German by Shaun Whiteside Five words from the blurb: woman, solitude, survival, dystopian, parable The Wall was […]

The Best Books of 2013…so far

2013 has been a disappointing year for fiction, but there are a few gems out there. Here are my favourite […]

2013: A Disappointing Year for Fiction?

In June I always start to compile a list of my favourite books of the year so far, but this time […]

The Blue Fox by Sjón

 Translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb  Five words from the blurb: Iceland, priest, Down’s Syndrome, landscape, fate The Blue Fox […]