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Lochanreads Bookish News Picks

Today I’d like to do something a little different and share with you some of the most interesting articles I’ve read this week in the world of books and publishing. Here are my 3 picks for bookish news stories this week.

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New Book Review: Conversations With Friends by Sally Rooney

Do you know what I love about book hauls? The colourfully varied array of bookmarks they give you at the counter promulgating new books you absolutely have to read. One such bookmarker I received was commercialising Conversations With Friends by Sally Rooney, published in 2017 by Faber & Faber Ltd. Set in modern day Dublin, Conversations is about relationships and the […]

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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Author of critically acclaimed debut The Kite Runner brings us this heart-wrenching gem; A Thousand Splendid Suns published originally in 2007 by Bloomsbury Publishing. Set in Afghanistan and spanning a period of almost thirty years during the time of Soviet occupation up until Taliban rule, this tragic tale recounts the deeply moving lives of Mariam and Laila. The Mother-daughter dynamic […]