New Book Review: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

Murakami writes with such poetry and enticing perversity in this tonally sombre book, published in 1987 by Kodansha. Toru Watanabe, the protagonist, hears the song Norwegian Wood by the Beatles aboard a flight and is instantly transported back to his disillusioned youth after his best friend, Kizuki committed suicide leaving Toru and Kizuki's girlfriend, Naoko … Continue reading New Book Review: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

New Book Review: Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny

 Standard Deviation was written by author Katherine Heiny, who also wrote the debut collection of short stories; Single Carefree Mellow. It was published in 2017 by Harper Collins Publishers. This book was recommended to me by the wonderful Rare Birds Book Club. They are an online book club and subscription service that send you a … Continue reading New Book Review: Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny

New Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere

The award winning Little Fires Everywhere was written by American novelist Celeste Ng and published in 2017 by Perigee Books. This New York Times bestseller has received a wealth of praise and is set to become a TV series adaptation later this year. This deeply thought-provoking read is sure to render you emotionally invested in … Continue reading New Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere