REVIEW: In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway

Amazon paperback For iBooks In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway My rating: 5 of 5 stars First published in 1925, this collection is arguably the book that catapulted Hemingway to fame. The collection contains short stories (many about Hemingway’s “Nick...

Review: The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson

Amazon paperback For Kindle For iBooks The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson My rating: 5 of 5 stars The book is in two parts. The first recounts Jun Do’s life in an orphan camp and beyond, into adulthood. The details of life in North Korea are mesmerizing and...

REVIEW: All the Light We Cannot See (Anthony Doerr)

Amazon paperback For Kindle For iBooks All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr My rating: 4 of 5 stars I enjoyed this book quite a bit. The research and background work done by Doerr is almost flawless, placing his main characters in Germany and France in the...

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Amazon paperback For Kindle For iBooks The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen My rating: 3 of 5 stars This was the Pulitzer Prize winner for 2016. I feel a bit bad giving it 3 stars (I wish the scale was 1-10, I’d give it a 7). It is a good novel: well-researched,...

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