In a time of global refugee crises, Nayeri’s book is more important than ever. What does it mean to be a refugee? What does a refugee look like? Where are refugee camps and how does one get there?
In December of 2018, I decided to participate in the “Reading Challenge” that Goodreads hosts every year. I imagined myself being ambitious when I set my challenge at a measly 15 books. I don’t have to tell you that this goal was easily accomplished—and then some.
Australian author Jennifer Mills crafts a new kind of apocalyptic story, one without mutual destruction, nuclear winter, and the end of humanity as we know it. Using the strange and unexpected, Mills pulls the reader back and forth from present to past to create her novel.
The second part of a discussion on bookmarks and styles of bookmark-ing. Now: the unconventional stuff.
SPOILERS!! Ogawa’s novel echoes Orwell’s “1984” in this chilling novel about the power of the government and the mind. Translated from Japanese, follow the interwoven stories told by and written by the narrator through her life living on the island.
Much to my (very American) dismay, Australia is not host to Barnes&Noble. Fortunately, there’s an alternative: Dymock’s! This is what it was like…
SPOILERS! Elegant, cutting, and brilliant, Cathering Chung brings a new perspective to a largely male-dominated field and history: mathematics. Told through the eyes and experiences of Katherine, a mathematics prodigy, we see her struggles and her triumphs in her attempt to solve one of the most difficult math hypotheses ever written.