2020, the year of staying at home, was also the year of reading and discovering amazing authors! I join this week's Top Ten Tuesday by sharing 10 new-to-me authors that I read in 2020. Overall, I am grateful that I managed to expand my reading horizon by exploring more authors of colour and contemporary authors. … Continue reading New-to-Me Authors I Read in 2020 (Top Ten Tuesday)
This year, the weird 2020, I started to consciously look for books written by black authors. After reading Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi and Girl, Women, Other by Bernardine Evaristo, I wanted to read a story by Zadie Smith. Swing Time was the book I found at the local English bookshop, Nautilus, so Swing Time was … Continue reading About race, roots, and celebrity humanitarianism: Swing Time by Zadie Smith (book review)
Since the previous reading status in Steptember I finished 4 books - keeping up with my personal record for 2020! And what an interesting blend: non-fiction, murder mystery, and exotic settings such as Madagascar and West Africa. Cheers to many more months like that!
Reading 4 books in a single month is a personal record for 2020! And what an interesting blend: non-fiction, dystopia, murder mystery, and science fiction. Cheers to many more months like that!