The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The wild places by

In this book Robert Macfarlane sets out to find the wild places of Britain and Ireland, if there are any left. He believes that somewhere on...

This history of bees by

translated by Diane Oatley Bees are pretty cool insects. They are also pretty damn important. Insects in general are essential to the world we know, so...

Thursbitch by

Part of my RIP reading Here John Turner was cast away in a heavy snow storm in the night in or about the year 1755. The...

American Gods by

Days before his release from prison, Shadow’s wife, Laura, dies in a mysterious car crash. Numbly, he makes his way back home. On the plane, he...

Half Nelson dir. by

An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret. Dunne (Gosling)...

The Three-Body Problem by

Remembrance of Earth’s Past : book 1 Translated by Ken Liu Set against the backdrop of China’s Cultural Revolution, a secret military project sends signals into...

Alias by

Jessica Jones was once a costumed superhero, flying around, saving the day. But she gave all that up, now she works as a private investigator. In...

Olive Kitteridge by

Olive Kitteridge would not be regarded by most people as a nice woman. She is stern. Unforgiving. The scariest teacher in the local high school. Her...

Child of Fire by

Twenty Palaces : book 1 Ray Lilly is just out of prison and back on the job. His boss, Annalise, is just looking for an excuse...