Question Time: The Power by Naomi Alderman

I met with my lovely book group yesterday in the Fort St George pub.  It was one of the more popular CFBC meet-ups with ten readers ready to discuss The Power by Naomi Alderman.

Minutes before heading off to the pub I was hastily scribbling Continue reading

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Everyday is for the Thief

I’m currently reading Teju Cole’s ‘memoir novel’ published in 2007 titled Everyday is for the Thief (review posted here).

In one scene a brawl is witnessed and described. It is a chaotic, tempestuous confrontation between two drivers which threatens to spill over into the surrounding crowd. A week later another similar spat explodes and infects those nearby. The narrator suddenly feels pity for writers in the States who Continue reading