Book review

  • 16
    May

    Book review: Anywhere but home

    Let me begin by quoting directly from the back cover of Anywhere But Home. Anu Vaidyanathan is the first Asian woman to complete the Ultraman Canada: a punishing 10-km...

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  • 09
    May

    Book review: Erotic stories for Punjabi widows

    My kind neighbour who is responsible for my reading many new books this summer said ‘You’ll like this!’. First of all, the title caught my attention: I was instantly...

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  • 27
    Apr

    Book review: Little Fires everywhere

    The Richardsons are a charming family of 6, living the quintessential dream life, owning 2 houses, having 3 children who ‘fit in’ and a 4th that rebels against everything...

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  • 01
    Apr

    Book review: Purple Hibiscus

    What are the odds of reading another African girl who debuted with a touching story, this one from Nigeria, right after Homegoing and From Scratch? I was handed this...

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  • 24
    Mar

    Book review: From Scratch

    What strikes you profoundly as you start the book is the unfairness and grief surrounding the untimely death of a loved one, a spouse in this case, after a...

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  • 07
    Jul

    Book review: The Blue Sweater

    Not so often does one read two amazing books back to back. Especially when one doesn’t read much to begin with. But here goes… I read the very honest,...

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