Category Archives: Hanya Yanagihara

Real Life – Brandon Taylor

Wallace is a grad school scientist, a young, gay black man from a poor background, surrounded by white privilege and a world with which he isn’t too sure that he wants or even can, be a part of. Over the … Continue reading

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Hot milk, hot!

A quick roundup of my books of the year, so far… I couldn’t have been more pleased to see Deborah Levy’s ‘Hot Milk’ on this year’s Booker Prize long list. It’s a mesmerising, psychological tale of mothers and daughters and … Continue reading

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Holiday reading

After finding this glorious postcard in a charity shop, I realised it was time to set about one of my favourite pastimes: deciding on my holiday reading, a task fraught with risks and encumbered with rules. The first point I need … Continue reading

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‘A Little Life’ Hanya Yanagihara

‘One must have a heart of stone to read of the death of Little Nell without laughing’  Oscar Wilde Since its’ publication ‘A Little Life’ has been hailed by some as a masterpiece, a life-changing novel of raw emotional power. … Continue reading

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