The Darkness Knows by Arnaldur Indriðason takes place in a small town where, it seemed, you are one or two connections from anyone else living there
This is not part of an epic saga which is a staple in the world of fantasy. Geralt rides the countryside, meeting people, talking to them, and killing a monster
This is a short book, a novella, with a lot to say. The interviewer in this book seem to ask questions she cares about, different from other reporters.
Giorgio Vasari (30 July, 1515 – 27 June, 1574) was a writer, painter, and engineer from Italy. He is considered to be the foundation of art-history writing.
Piranesi is an apt novel for 2020. The theme of being alone in your own world, in a “House”, a study in solitude, is something we could certainly understand.
Preventable by Andy Slavitt is a non-fiction book taking a behind the scenes look at the U.S.’ COVID-19 response under the Trump administration.
Sheriff Quinn Colson of Tibbehah County has a strange case on his hand. TJ Byrd, a teenage girl, insists she didn’t kill her mother and Colson believes her.
A thriller following a black ops specialist, with brain damage, trying to survive a pirate attack on a ship, while contemplating her life, motherhood, & career
Telling the stories, and how they differ, is a main point in this book. Retelling the same passage in either a different way, or a different perspective.
I was drawn to this book’s themes. Immigration, human rights, and racism sadly seem all to be forefront and center in our collective reality.