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Summer reads: GIRL IN TRANSLATION by Jean Kwok

Do you remember where you bought that book? That book which has been lying on your bookshelf for at least six months? Or maybe you (unlike me) don’t buy books on a whim… unable to ignore the temptation of yet … Continue reading

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Summer reads: SHTUM by Jem Lester

A massive part of my summer plans (rd: indulgence) is going to be having my head permanently in a book. My bedside pile has grown + grown over recent months when I just haven’t had the time to read more … Continue reading

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when breath becomes air

‘What’s your book about?’ She lay on my bed flicking through the pages. ‘It’s…. um… about…um… dying’ I reluctantly replied. ‘Why do you always read books about DEATH and dying and illness?’ She said, rolling her eyes – which I … Continue reading

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In memory of Kate Gross. Book Review: LATE FRAGMENTS

Written in December a day after I began and finished Kate Gross’ first and last novel, Late Fragments: Everything I Want to Tell You (About This Magnificent Life) Dear Kate I feel like I know you, that perhaps I am … Continue reading

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