Aylin - Ayse Kulin

Aylin – Ayse Kulin

Aylin is the first book I’ve read from Ayse Kulin, and I read it with great pleasure. I remember very well how popular it was at the time,…

Old and Ugly - C L Moir

Old and Ugly – C L Moir

Old and Ugly is the first book of C L Moir and also the first book from Behind the Hat Press. To be honest, I didn’t expect to…

Annie John - Jamaica Kincaid

Annie John – Jamaica Kincaid

Annie John is the first book I read from the Antigua and Barbuda author Jamaica Kincaid. And, I will remember Kincaid as the first author I read from…

The Mummy Case - Elizabeth Peters

The Mummy Case – Elizabeth Peters

The Mummy Case is the third book of the Amelia Peabody series of Elizabeth Peters, which I read continuously. And as I hoped when the second book was…

The Botany of Desire - Michael Pollan

The Botany of Desire – Michael Pollan

The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World is one of the excellent books of Michael Pollan, a journalist, activist, professor at Berkeley and an award-winning…

The Lowland - Jhumpa Lahiri

The Lowland – Jhumpa Lahiri

I was biased about The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri because it became so popular in such a short time. I never liked reading popular books, so I was…