Book Review | The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Authour: Viet Thanh Nguyen Format: ARC, 440 pages Publication date: February 7th 2017 Publisher: Grove Press Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: You may have heard of the writer, Viet Thanh Nguyen from his Pulitzer (and other prizes/awards) winning debut novel The Sympathizer. And while the synopsis of The Sympathizer […]

Midweek Mini Reviews #2

Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life by Sayed Kashua Having lived in Israel, where I definitely felt like an outsider, this collection of columns from Israeli-Arab author and journalist, Sayed Kashua had me intrigued. This was because during my time in Israel while I encountered various types of people, I rarely interacted with any Arabs […]

Book Review | I’ll Tell You in Person by Chloe Caldwell

Authour: Chloe Caldwell Format: Trade Paperback, 170 pages Publication date: October 4th 2016 Publisher: Coffee House Press Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: I found out about Chloe Caldwell’s second collection of essays, “I’ll Tell You in Person” through an article that was shared on Twitter. It spoke of the collection […]

Book Review | Christmas on Primrose Hill by Karen Swan

Authour: Karen Swan Format: Advance Reader Copy, 463 pages Publication date: November 13th 2015 Publisher: Atria Books Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: The holidays remain one of my favourite times of the year, thus it’s only fitting that I’m always in search of an excellent holiday themed read. Karen […]