reviews

Book fawning: Tongues of Serpents and Crucible of Gold by Naomi Novik (Temeraire books 6 and 7)

Again, not prepared to write proper reviews here. I just finished Crucible of Gold last night, after starting it the previous day; Tongues of Serpents I got last week on audiobook, so couldn’t exactly speed up the recording time, but I still found enough listening time (licit and illicit) to finish it within a few days. And … Continue reading

reviews

Book review: The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri, and musings on feminist attitudes toward motherhood

Last month I finished The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri, as it was recommended by a friend some time ago. This was a very good book; I think it’s well deserving to be categorized as a modern classic and studied in literature classes. It’s a sober book, tragic in its realism, and I’m grateful that each plotline … Continue reading