The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

This is the review given that was found on Goodreads: Written in his distinctively dazzling manner, Oscar Wilde’s story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the author’s most popular work. The tale of Dorian Gray’s moral disintegration caused a scandal when it first appeared in 1890, but … Continue reading The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – The Thing Around Your Neck

So I finished this book in less than 2 weeks, I was so captivated (it's only 218 pages long though, should've finished it sooner. Fact remains that I was enthralled). From the author of Half of Yellow Sun and Americanah come twelve dazzling stories. Adichie turns a penetrating eye on the ties that bind men … Continue reading Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – The Thing Around Your Neck

Robin Sloan – Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

"The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon away from life as a San Francisco web-design drone and into the aisles of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, but after a few days on the job, Clay discovers that the store is more curious than either its name or its gnomic owner might suggest.  The customers are few, … Continue reading Robin Sloan – Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

Chinua Achebe – Things Fall Apart

If this book wasn't on the reading list for school, I don't think I would've ever read it - and that would've a tragedy! <p class="has-drop-cap" value="<amp-fit-text layout="fixed-height" min-font-size="6" max-font-size="72" height="80">"The novel follows the life of Okonkwo, an Igbo ("Ibo" in the novel) man and local wrestling champion in the fictional Nigerian clan of Umuofia. ""The novel follows the life … Continue reading Chinua Achebe – Things Fall Apart