Rating: 3/3. Another brilliant read for 2020! The debut novel of Emily X.R. Pan is a celebration of art and imagination, but also a vivid illustration of depression and grief.
Now and then, a publication comes along that actually makes reality shift. It opens our eyes to truths we’re either oblivious of or avoiding.
Rating: 2/3. Some books exist to entertain, others to transport, enlighten and shock you into pushing for change. Deepa Anappara’s debut novel is one of the latter.
Whether on your phone or the office wall, a wise phrase can make your day – change your whole outlook – in an instant.