It’s been a little while since I’ve made a book video. This is what I’ve been reading recently. Please join me in the discussion. Link in the bio. Books Mentioned: The Patron Saint of Liars by Ann Patchett The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher The Rules of Magic by Alice … Continue reading
Convenience Store Woman and Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine should not be paired. In this video, I take a walk through a Japanese convenience store and then discuss why these two books don’t belong together because of character arcs, identity, ego, and social expectations.
In this video, I talk extensively about the books Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Blazing World by Margaret Cavendish, and I mention The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, and talk briefly about The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer.
The Idiot by Elif Batuman My rating: 4 of 5 stars When I read this book, I didn’t find it especially engaging. If anything, I found it confusing, but afterward, I could not stop thinking about it. It’s more of an intellectual experience than an emotional one. The protagonist, Selin, … Continue reading