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The Bookstore

Jun 26, 2024

Let this be a sign that if the only Nabokov book you've read is Lolita, you should remedy that. Despair is Corinne's pick for June's prompt to read a book about twins or doppelgangers. 

Content warning: mention of suicide, murder, Dostoevsky

Our next book discussion will be The Stud by Jackie Collins. You can find it at...

Jun 11, 2024

Today we discuss Wise Children by Angela Carter, a book about twins, fulfilling June's prompt to read a book with twins or doppelgangers. It's Angela Carter, so everything is in excess, not just one set of twins, but multiple, plus all the twins share the same birthday. There's a confusing family tree, there's a...

Jun 4, 2024

You ready for a messy book? This week we read The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives by Lola Shoneyin.

Next time we will be reading Wise Children by Angela Carter.

Content warnings: sexual assault, domestic violence, fertility issues.

If you want to read along with The Bookstore Challenge 2024, you can join us on The...