The Man Booker Prize 2017 Longlist

The longlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize was just announced on Thursday, and it looks like an excellent group of books. I've read four of these already, and once the shortlist is announced in September I will try to read all six before the winner is announced in October. Below are the 13 selections… Continue reading The Man Booker Prize 2017 Longlist


Books Read in March

Thought I would end the month by posting a summary of the books I read: Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit - Rating: 4 stars Small Admissions by Amy Poeppel - Rating: 4 stars Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes by Michael Sims - Rating: 3 stars Human Acts… Continue reading Books Read in March

Exit West

Exist West by Mohsin Hamid Rating: 5 stars This was an amazing book that follows two soon-to-be migrants in the beginning of their relationship as they flee from a devastating civil war.  Nadia and Saeed meet during  a night class and start dating despite the chaos quickly developing in their town.  Road blocks, electrical outages,… Continue reading Exit West