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

Book Review: A Line Made By Walking by Sara Baume

We hear and read a lot about mid-life crises however, what about us millennials facing an uncertain future?  We hear about millennials being the first generation where we will be poorer than the preceding generation.  After Labour's 'Education, Education, Education' drive we all have degrees and saturating the labour market being over qualified for jobs … Continue reading Book Review: A Line Made By Walking by Sara Baume

Book Review: 4,3,2,1 by Paul Auster

Thanks to NetGalley and Faber and Faber Books for an early advance reader copy of this novel. Regular readers of my blog will note that I was really looking forward to this book as I wrote about in a Waiting on Wednesday post early last month.  I couldn't wait until the author event I have booked on … Continue reading Book Review: 4,3,2,1 by Paul Auster