Category: Life’s Library

The Yiddish Policeman’s Union – Review 3*

The Yiddish Policeman’s Union – by Michael Chabon 3.5 Stars truly. I enjoyed Chabon’s prose, I think his writing is engaging and descriptive and lyrical and interesting and I would definitely consider reading another book by him on that merit alone. The story itself was an intriguing one, I...

A Field Guide to Getting Lost – Review, 3*

A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit I think I could like this book. I think I will re-read it and take more away from it the next time around, as it was it didn’t totally click with me. There were some good parts of it and...

We Crossed A Bridge And It Trembled – Review, 5*

We Crossed A Bridge And It Trembled by Wendy Pearlman This book was beautiful. Haunting, devastating, uplifting, awful, and beautiful. Wendy Pearlman has done a magnificent job transcribing the thoughts and feelings of the people of Syria. I remember the Arab Spring… in that I remember the fall out...

The House of The Spirits – Review, 5*

The House of The Spirits by Isabelle Allende This book was set for a book club and coming from having recently read but struggled with One Hundred Years of Solitude I must admit I was a bit anxious about it. I needn’t have worried. Allende’s prose in this book...