Daily Archives: March 23, 2014

A Constellation of Vital Phenomenon

A Constellation of Vital Phenomenon by Anthony Marra 2013/ 397 pages rating – 9 / contemp fiction I generally hate war books but this is really different.  That said,  what IS this book  with a title which comes from a … Continue reading

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The Fear:

The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe by Peter Godwin 2010 / 384 pages rating 7.5 –  memoir/political Peter Godwin was born to English parents in Rhodesia part of which became Zimbabwe under Robert Mugawe.  He’s written about this … Continue reading

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The Infatuations

The Infatuations by Javier Marias 2013 – 352 pages rating 8.75 / lit-crime  – Spain I just didn’t care much for this book at all until the plot got going, about half way through, and then I definitely took to … Continue reading

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