This is a debut novel from Chinedu Achebe and explores love, politics, and culture through the eyes of a young Nigerian man. On his 29th birthday, the day after the historic election of Barack Obama as the President of the United States, Obi Ifeanyi begins to take stock of his life and where his future … Continue reading Blunted on Reality
Goodness, just typing out the title for this book reminds me of what an exhaustive but thoroughly absorbing read this was for me over the summer. Craig Taylor's collection of interviews with people from all walks of life is fascinating an intriguing as you are given an insight to London and 'London folk' through the … Continue reading Londoners: The Days and Nights of London Now, As Told by Those Who Love It, Hate It, Live It, Left It and Long for It
Don't worry this is not a proper Just Read It review of Fifty Shades of Grey, the most talked about and fastest selling book in the UK. I just thought I'd jump on the bandwagon and add my tuppence worth, despite not having read it. I mean the novel is everywhere, in bookshop display windows, … Continue reading Fifty Shades of Now What Now?
Well I finally bought an e-reader. A Kobo Touch to be precise. In all honesty it was with mixed emotions as part of me felt like I'd sold my book loving soul to the dark side of the digital revolution. But it was swiftly overridden by the excitement of getting a new gadget to play with. I've … Continue reading My e-reader quest
I have just read my first e-book! The novel itself is not up for review, (its The Choice by Suzanne Woods-Fisher, in case you are interested), but the actual reading experience. You see I am a committed print lover, I love the feel of a book in my hand, whether brand new or secondhand. I … Continue reading E-books – my new guilty pleasure