Review: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz is a great book.  It's like nothing I've read before.  A while back I came across a reading list for 'The Practise of Fiction' course at Warwick University which prescribes Díaz's book Drown as a study for voices.  I haven't read Drown yet but Oscar... Continue Reading →


TBR Chronicles #07

Recently, the movie version of Lisa Genova's novel Still Alice came out.  I am very interested in the story and only just came to know of Genova's novels upon discovering the movie's book beginnings.  So, before I watch the movie I'd like to read the book. (GoodReads) I read an article on Forbes in which... Continue Reading →

TBR Chronicles #05

Last month (May) was a slow month for my TBR so I decided to wait until I had a post-worthy amount of books to talk about.  Over the years of writing this blog I've noticed that come mid-year my reading verve dies down a bit.  I have no idea why this happens but it's a... Continue Reading →

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