Elderly widow Addie approaches her widower neighbour Louis with a proposition: would you like to come to my room and sleep with me? Continue reading “Book 46: Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf”
Part prose, part poetry. Violent but tender. Harsh but beautiful. Raw but sophisticated. Gritty but surreal. Rapper and poet Omar Musa knows the power of contrast and uses it to great effect in his debut novel. Continue reading “Book 45: Here Come The Dogs by Omar Musa”
A very different kind of whale book.
Where Moby Dick was an epic tale of adventure and obsession and The North Water a gruesome tale of murder and survival, Rush, Oh! – the debut novel by filmmaker Shirley Barrett – is a romantic comedy. Continue reading “Book 44: Rush, Oh! By Shirley Barrett”