Book Review: The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster

“The story is not in the words; it’s in the struggle.”  – The Unnamed Narrator of The Locked Room Paul Auster is one of the authors whose work I really like and excited to explore. I got introduced to his prowess through his novella, Man in the Dark, and then I followed it up with his short … Continue reading

Book Review: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

“My life amounts to no more than one drop in a limitless ocean. Yet what is any ocean, but a multitude of drops?” – Adam Ewing Proof of the good influence that a book club can have on you is that you will read books that are usually out of your radar. Entering a book … Continue reading

BOOKLOVE: October 2013 and The Birthday Edition

Here we go again with an update on my recent bookish acquisitions. This month’s BOOKLOVE will be regarding the significant books I acquired for the month of October and, to save space, the books given to me on my birthday which was last November 7. But first, the books acquired last October: We Others: New … Continue reading

Hooliganism: A to Z Book Survey

Apparently, a book survey is making the rounds in the internet specifically on book blogs. I first saw the post on KyusiReader and I’ve decided to do the survey on my blog. It makes for an interesting entry, it will make up for my lack of blogging lately, and it’s fun to fill out. Trifecta. Here … Continue reading

Essential Reading: November 2013

Well, this post is way overdue but, still, it’s better than never right? October passed by in a blur and another month of reading is now in the books. Of the five books that I prepared to read for October, I’ve only read three since other books deviated my attention from the other two. With … Continue reading