This month I participated in Reading Ireland Month 2019 and read an eclectic bunch of LGBT novels, contemporary and classic.
Compelling and cool, Conversations with Friends places millennial malaise and an unexpected love affair against the backdrop of summertime Dublin. Continue reading “on conversations with friends”
A real decision makes one humble, one knows that it is at the mercy of more things than can be named.
—James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room
Forceful and harrowing, Freshwater follows a young Nigerian girl as she comes of age while contending with multiple personalities and prolonged trauma.
Knowing you are alive is watching on every side your generation’s short time falling away as fast as rivers drop through air, and feeling it hit
—Annie Dillard, An American Childhood
Moving on foot seems to make it easier to move in time; the mind wanders from plans to recollections to observations.
—Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust
Expansive and moving, the stories of Edna O’Brien’s The Love Object showcase the famous novelist’s talent for short fiction.