Rating: 1/3. Enchanted cities, shapeshifters and the flinging of magical lightning bolts are characteristic fantasy features, but there are many reasons why Mimi Yu’s book stands out among its fellows.
Rating: 2/3. Franz Kafka is seen as many things, author, genius, national treasure, but also friend. Peričić ventures into this last aspect of the Bohemian writer’s life and particularly into his strong friendship with Max Brod…
Rating: 2/3. 12 short stories, 12 shrewd views into disturbing modern society.
Rating: 3/3. A fantastic jaunt through time and human connections. Mascarenhas’s debut novel weaves science, mystery and emotion together into a taut, well-written whole.