Review: A Thousand Splendid Suns | Khaled Hosseini

A difficult book in many respects, for lovers of The Kite Runner, this book is no disappointing follow-up.  It is in fact a searing examination of the role of women in Afghanistan through the late 20th and early 21st century. It made me smile, cry, question my own outlook on life, and most of all,…

To Be Read: April

Even though I love to read, I’m definitely one for buying books and then letting them sit on my shelf for weeks, months, sometimes years, unread. A few weeks ago I wrote an inventory of my books and worked out how many I owned, and how many I hadn’t yet read – the results were…