Contemporary Literature · Translations

Celestial Bodies

In my goal of working to read more diversely, I’m attempting to also diversify my diversity… That sounds confusing, but basically, I’m just trying to cast my reading net ever wider. So when I heard about this 2019 winner of the International Man Booker, the first novel translated from Arabic to win this prize, in… Continue reading Celestial Bodies

Contemporary Literature · Mystery/Thriller

Disappearing Earth

This National Book Award Finalist is one that’s been on my TBR since I read the synopsis…and, honestly, since I realized that I was well on my way to reading all the NBA finalists for 2019. That’s not usually a goal that I have, but since I’m close to it, I kind of want to… Continue reading Disappearing Earth