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We begin at the end by

This is one of those books I would never have picked up if it hadn’t been a book club selection, and readily available from the library...

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The art of dying by

This was the latest book chosen for my book club read. I don’t think any of us were aware it is actually the second book in...

Thirteen ways of looking by

A novella, Thirteen ways of looking and short stories, What time is it now, where you are?, Sh’hkol, Treaty. Trigger warning – assault & rape are...

Notes to self by

This was my book club’s choice for May. I had heard about it before that and had meant to read it but hadn’t gotten around to...

Normal people by

What is a normal person? Is anyone normal? and if not, does that not mean that everyone is? I guess normality is often seen of as...

Tin Man by

My book club chose this for the January meeting, and although I hadn’t even started it when the book club met at the beginning of the...

The scandal by

also published as Beartown I was going to say that I recently read Backman’s breakout novel A man called Over, but then I checked the blog...

Anatomy of a scanal by

Told from a variety of point of views, and interspersed with flashbacks this book starts off with an affair that turns into an alleged rape. Sophie...

Alone in Berlin by

translated by Michael Hofman Given all the tragedy, destruction, and horrors of World War II I don’t often stop to consider what life was like for...