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The Bookstore

Jul 28, 2020

We read Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor. The book is filled with difficult topics, so this episode will not be for everyone. Despite the discomfort some of the themes may cause it is also a very beautifully and interestingly composed book.

Next time we will be discussing The Old Drift by Namwali Serpell. You can...

Jul 21, 2020

This episode we take some time to share a few books we're looking forward to reading in the remainder of 2020, as well as a couple news items we found interesting. 

Next week will be a discussion of Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor.

The Bookstore...

Jul 14, 2020

This week we discuss Kazuo Ishiguro's 2015 literary fantasy novel The Buried Giant and are pleasantly surprised to say that we do, in fact, actually like some fantasy novels.

Also mentioned in this episode:
The Cell (2001 Film with Jennifer Lopez and Vince Vaughn)
Ishiguro's novels The Remains of the Day and Never Let...

Jul 7, 2020

This week we delve into some Book Twitter news; explaining the supply chain, revealing our ignorance of how the British government works, and encountering yet other stubborn man unwilling to rethink his preconceived notions. 

National Book Critics Circle

The Booker Prize

Next week we'll be discussing The Buried Giant...