What I have been reading #4

10th book of 2021 - “Reservoir 13” by Jon McGregor. I read this book for the book club created by my friend Regina Duarte. It was a very surprising read. On the surface, it seems that this is a murder mystery, examining the disappearance of a 13 year old girl, who was holidaying in a … Continue reading What I have been reading #4

What I have been reading #3

7th book of 2021 - “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett. This is the story of twin sisters, Stella and Desiree, of mixed race but with very light skin. Identical and once inseparable, they end up following very different paths, when one is mistaken for white and offered a secretarial job where she starts mingling … Continue reading What I have been reading #3

What I have been reading #2

This is a follow up to my previous post on what I have been reading this year (and reviewing, on Instagram). 3rd book of 2021 – “The Spirit Level” by Seamus Heaney. Heaney won the Nobel prize for Literature in 1995, and this was the first book of poems published after winning that accolade. I found … Continue reading What I have been reading #2

What I have been reading

I have been sharing short reviews of the books that I am reading on Instagram, generating interesting comments, great suggestions for additional readings (and a video), and even a lovely (socially distanced) catch-up with a friend I hadn't seen in 6 or so years! I thought that I would share the reviews, here, too. Who … Continue reading What I have been reading