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My Latest Posts

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  • Book Review: The Road to the City by Natalia Ginzburg
    Delia is a teenager like many. Like we grow up to believe teenager girls are. Restless. Vane. Rebellious. Delia is 17, is one of many kids in a big family in a tiny town in Italy. Her sister left home at 17, married a sugar-daddy and moved to the City where she gets to wear fancy clothes and dine at nice places. The clothes that …
  • Book Review: We, the Drowned by Carsten Jensen
    There was a time when I didn’t shy away from big books. There was a time when I used to pick up a book set in a place I was soon to visit. There was a time when I traveled. There was such a time before COVID, before kids. That time might have passed, but We The Drowned by Carsten Jensen has stayed with me …

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