By Ish Before I wrote this review, I was asked, “What is the difference between this book and all the others that Gaiman wrote?” I said, “A lot.” The other books I’ve read of his were novels, graphic and prose. […]
By Hannah B. If there is one thing that stuck with me after reading The Fall of Butterflies, it is the power of expectation, of being limited by it and breaking free from it. The blurb on the back of this brightly […]
By Cat A. 1969, California. Fourteen-year-old Evie Boyd, the voice behind Emma Cline’s The Girls, invites readers to dip their toes into a pool of hippie vibrations, adolescent abandon, and a summer of violence. It begins with Evie alone in […]
By Mio Jhumpa Lahiri’s latest book, In Other Words, is the first of its kind in two respects: it’s the first of Lahiri’s non-fiction books, and it’s the first full-length work that she’s written entirely in Italian.
By Ish Movies are a great way to tell stories, but they have their limitations. Too often, plot holes are explained away by convenient plot devices.
By Angel Early last year, I travelled to Japan. On top of the below zero temperatures and shifts of landscapes with all their shades of white, brown, and green when you take the cross-country trains, a subtle detail stood out […]