Tag Archives: 2016 – The Year in Books

(2016) The Year in Books – Interpreter of Maladies

Jhumpa Lahiri – Interpreter of Maladies This is another in a long line of ridiculously lucky ‘picked off a bookshop shelf on a whim’ choices – a process that’s introduced me to at least a dozen amazing authors and only … Continue reading

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(2016) The Year in Books – The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch is the long and twisting story of Theodore Decker. On an ordinary day in his almost-obnoxiously New York childhood (we have an hour to kill before meeting with your principal – let’s ride a cab a few blocks and go … Continue reading

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(2016) The Year in Books – The Vegetarian

I’m not sure why, but every time I heard someone recommend this book they described it as the story of a woman who decides to stop eating meat, only to then deal with the social fallout as her friends and … Continue reading

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