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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...

Us against you by

originally published as Vi mot er; translated by Neil Smith Beartown ; book 2 It has been a while since I read this. I think I...

A star is born dir. by

I liked this film. I thought everything about it was well done. The performances were great. The story and writing was good. The direction and look...

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...

A Wind in Cairo by

Tarr presents a historical fantasy set in Egypt in the 12th century about a young man who is turned into a horse for punishment and must...

Room by

Imagine a room. Eleven feet by eleven. Bed. Bath. Wardrobe. Table. Chair. Rocker. Stove. Television. No windows. Only Skylight. Door is locked. Always. Imagine this is...