Category Archive: Books & Reading

Anything to do primarily with books and reading.

Feb 09

Review: The Buried Giant

This review was posted earlier on Goodreads, but now you can do a cross-posty thing onto your own blog from Goodreads, so I thought why not? The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro My rating: 5 of 5 stars Some novels can be read with one foot in the book’s story and the other in our own …

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Mar 23

12 Books That Twisted Me

Asking me to pick a favorite book is akin to asking me to pick a favorite finger. “The bad news is we’re going to chop off nine of your fingers, but the good news is you get to choose which one you keep.” Actually, choosing a finger would be easier, wouldn’t it? I mean … …

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Aug 26

Kelly Braffet's Save Yourself: It's Complicated

Kelly Braffet’s Save Yourself is angry, sad, and dark. It’s a story of flawed—broken, really—people doing things that, to an observer, would look pathetic, tragic, incomprehensible. But once you start reading, you won’t be on the outside anymore, and while the actions will remain pathetic and tragic, they will no longer seem incomprehensible. Save Yourself …

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