Posts under ‘2008’

The Weight of a Mustard Seed – Wendell Steavenson

The Weight of a Mustard Seed attempts to discover why ordinary people were driven to commit evil acts under the orders […]

My Father’s Paradise – Ariel Sabar

Winner of National Book Critics Circle Award: Best Biography 2008 I bought this book after reading Violet’s review. I don’t […]

Bonk – Mary Roach

I had heard many people raving about Mary Roach and so when I spotted this in my local library I […]

My first self published book: The Native Hurricane – Chigozie John Obioma

I hadn’t read a self published book before I started this one. I had the impression that they were likely […]

The Elegance of the Hedgehog – Muriel Barbery

Translated from the French by Alison Anderson I had seen nothing but praise for this book in the blogging world, […]

Right to Die – Hazel McHaffie

Right to Die is the about a young man who is dying from Motor Neurone Disease. Written in the form […]