This summer I’ll be participating in 20 Books of Summer, thoughtfully hosted by Cathy at 746 Books.
An ambitious study of New York artists, Olivia Laing’s The Lonely City examines a few of the many forms urban loneliness takes.
Expansive and visionary, This Changes Everything demystifies the climate debate and exposes capitalism as the greatest threat to a sustainable future.
An expansive work of cultural history, Rebecca Solnit’s A Paradise Built in Hell triumphs the empathy of civil society in the wake of disaster.
The combination of a souring relationship and another move’s left with me little time to read or blog, but things have stabilized in time for the end of spring and start of summer.
A smart and subversive take on the romance novel, The Pisces injects existential angst into a fantastical tale about a PhD student’s mythical love affair.
Eerie and atmospheric, Ghost Wall brings to the surface a teenager’s repressed resentment toward her patriarchal father.