Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018, Home Fire is a book that keeps on burning long after being read.  Devoured in a weekend, I have not yet stopped thinking about it. Home Fire is loosely based on the Sophocles play Antigone where the protagonist has the unenviable task of deciding whether or not … Continue reading Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

Book Review: Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorthe Nors

Shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2017 Mirror, Shoulder, Signal is Dorthe Nors' fifth novel.  Translated from the Danish, this story follows a forty year old woman attempting to take control of her life Nors' protagonist, Sonja, seems to be reevaluating her life following a break up.  She wants so badly to pass her driving test … Continue reading Book Review: Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorthe Nors