Seventeen is about Yuuki, a 57-year-old reporter with a small local newspaper, the North Kanto Times, in a provincial backwater in Japan.
15 Apr 2018 2:32 AM
The thriller aspect of the book is fairly thrill-less but by the time the plan to get Zahi out is ready, you do feel invested in her escape.
11 Mar 2018 12:26 AM
Communal riots break out the next day, the city in a frenzy of bloodletting created by politicians enjoying the show on their TVs.
04 Feb 2018 7:31 AM
The translation is very good, despite the translator’s fears about bringing this complex and densely-written Kannada book to another audience.
14 Jan 2018 2:58 AM
Reshii eventually solved the kalpasi mystery, but it is her descriptions of situations like this that make her book so very engaging.
03 Dec 2017 1:02 AM
Victor’s memories of school lead to memories of his life after school, as a speaker unafraid to share his opinions on any issue.
19 Nov 2017 1:31 AM
I want to explore the Himalayas with this book, just as the author did, not zip past them.
12 Nov 2017 1:13 AM
The man never understood his son even as he grew up. The son loved his home town. He talked about things like happiness and nostalgia.
05 Nov 2017 12:54 AM
Astrid, 16, is not as blasé as Mireille about winning the Pig Pageant.
03 Sep 2017 2:43 AM
Alzheimer's means that the connections Mrs C makes between the news and her family are not exactly straightforward.
21 Jul 2017 12:10 AM
EC would do well to have pink voting booths all around the country.
12 Feb 2017 4:31 AM
The story “Bed Bug” is about his friend Shankar Gowda, a transsexual treated like dirt by the same heterosexual men.
05 Feb 2017 12:55 AM
Dvarca’s world is separated from our own only by a small stretch of the imagination.
15 Jan 2017 2:03 AM
The tone and pace are occasionally uneven, so that at times you understand completely what the count felt about his essays of Montaigne.
18 Dec 2016 1:18 AM
The story is very focused. It’s 1947 and in the town of Suhanpur, in just about to be divided Punjab.
27 Nov 2016 1:35 AM
Celebrations are kicking off around the world to mark the new Chinese year — the Year of the Monkey.
07 Feb 2016 10:41 PM
Regarded divine across cultures, The Moon is regarded as God or Goddess in different cultures.
10 Nov 2015 10:19 PM