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Book Review: Adèle by Leila Slimani. Translated from French by Sam Taylor.

By on January 9, 2024


My full review of Leila Slimani’s Adèle is available on my Medium page.
As I read, I was struck by the similarities between Adèle and the character that the singer…


Now You See Us by Balli Jaur Jaswal

By on January 5, 2024

Now You See Us by Balli Kaur Jaswal. 320 pages. Hardcover. First published on March 7, 2023 by William & Morrow Company. Genres: Fiction, Mystery,…


2023: A Year in Reading

By on December 27, 2023

It is that time of the year when I reflect on the books kept me company over the last 12 months. As with previous years, I have tracked my…


Thriving Writers Lit Mag

By on September 10, 2023

It started with this question, casually posed during our writer’s group meeting on Zoom: “Would you be interested in creating a literary magazine?” Everyone on the Zoom was interested…