Tag: Fiction

Of Women and Salt - Gabriela Garcia

Of Women and Salt – Gabriela Garcia

Of Women and Salt is the third book about immigration that I have recently read. Although countries and people change, there is a lot of commonality in the…

Remainder - Tom McCarthy

Remainder – Tom McCarthy

Remainder has been one of the most challenging books I have read lately. It is not difficult to understand why Tom McCarthy could not publish this book in…

The Last Tycoon - F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Last Tycoon – F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Last Tycoon is the last novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The most interesting aspect of this novel is that the author sadly passed away before completing it.…

Ekaterini - Marija Kneževic

Ekaterini – Marija Kneževic

Ekaterini is a novel written by Serbian author Marija Knežević in 2008. I read for my Read Around the World Project for Serbia, and it took me to…

The Lonely Londoners - Sam Selvon

The Lonely Londoners – Sam Selvon

The Lonely Londoners is one of the most-read books by Sam Selvon, known in Britain as the father of black writing. I learned about the Windrush scandal thanks…

The Power - Naomi Alderman

The Power – Naomi Alderman

Naomi Alderman’s The Power is the first book I read by her, and it’ll be the last. I can say that I haven’t read such an unsuccessful book…

The Lambs of London - Peter Ackroyd

The Lambs of London – Peter Ackroyd

The Lambs of London offers a snapshot of the Lamb family’s lives and William Ireland, who live in London. Peter Ackroyd has written many works, especially on London’s…

Morning and Evening Jon Fosse

Morning and Evening – Jon Fosse

Morning and Evening is the first book I read by Norwegian author Jon Fosse, and it won’t be the last. I hadn’t cried since reading Yu Hua’s book…