All posts tagged Book Review

Review of Caitlin Moran’s ‘How to Build a Girl’

Set in the midst of Thatcher’s England, Caitlin Moran’s How to Build a Girlfollows the development of Johanna Morrigan – a fat, horny girl living on a council estate – […]

REVIEW of ‘The Gradual Disappearance of Jane Ashland’ by Nicolai Houm

“A cleverly structured novel that explores the emotions of grief and loss.” After a tragic accident that changes American writer Jane Ashland’s life, she travels to Norway in search of […]

Book Review: Chomsky’s How The World Works

It’s been a long time since the early days of anarchist thought, and I find, quite disappointingly, that it is often misunderstood, misrepresented, or just not known about at all. […]

Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir: A reflective and uplifting novel about second chances – a must-read!   For Jónas, life has not been what he thought it would be. […]

REVIEW: The Far Pavilions by M. M. Kaye

A brilliant, historical epic – CUB recommended and this month’s must read. Set in the time of Britain’s imperialist rule over India, The Far Pavilions follows the life of Ashton […]

Review: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

In approximately 100.000 BC, there were at least six human species living on this earth. Fast-forward to today, and there is only one left; us, Homo Sapiens, which literally translates […]

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

I love buying books as gifts. However, I usually end up buying books that I would like to read, rather than ones bought with the receiver in mind. This summer, […]

A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing

Winner of the 2014 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction and the debut novel of Eimear McBride, it’s easy to understand why it took 10 years to find A Girl is […]