Mini Update Sticky Post: May 1,2021

Debut? Dantiel Moniz’s Milk Blood Heat. Short stories? Yiyun Li’s A Thousand Years of Good Prayers. In pictures? Jamie Camplin and Maria Ranauro’s The Art of Reading. Dipping into: Ahilan’s Then There Were No Witnesses (Trans. Geetha Sukumaran). A recent favourite? Saleema Nawaz’s Songs for the End of the World. MustReadEverything authors? Sherman Alexie’s short stories. New-to-me? Sigrid Nunez’s What Are You Going Through. And about to start Life amond the Qallunaat by Mini Aodla Freeman.

So many books to talk about! Including what’s currently in my bookbag, notebook, stacks and reading log.

And the new chronological short story project: Alistair MacLeod’s short fiction: schedule here, sixteen months, usually one story a month. Just started!

How about you: what are you reading these days, and what are you looking forward to reading soon?

(First time here? Please don’t be shy: there’s no such thing as too much bookchat! Please leave a comment, say hello, talk books!)