The Vegetarian

The Vegetarian by Han Rating: 5 stars I loved Human Acts, Kang's latest work, and couldn't wait to read her novel that won the Man Booker International Prize.  It did not disappoint.  It was unsettling, haunting, and incredibly weird at parts (mainly thinking about the second section), but it lived up to its critical acclaim.… Continue reading The Vegetarian

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

Human Acts

Human Acts by Han Kang Rating: 5 stars Amazing and devastating.  Human Acts is written as a series of short stories that are connected through the brutal violence during the Gwangju Uprising.  It begins with a student searching for his missing friend during the uprising.  While deep down he already knows what happened to his… Continue reading Human Acts