Category: Review

12. ‘Gold’ by Isaac Asimov

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Isaac Asimov, but having read Gold – the final collection of his short stories and essays – I think I now know (and love) this legend of science fiction even more…. Read More

11. ‘My Name is Leon’ by Kit de Waal

I have an entire bookcase of books I haven’t read yet. I have dozens on my Kindle. I’ve even pre-ordered a couple more. But a few weeks ago I went into the library and came away with a… Read More

10. ‘Strungballs’ by Mike Russell

When the publisher of Strungballs emailed to offer me a copy of this surreal sci-fi novella, I hopped over to the website and read this review by the Fantasy Book Review: “This is like nothing I have ever read… Read More

9. ‘The Happiness Project’ by Gretchen Rubin

Could you be happier? Not by selling all your possessions or moving to the other side of the world, but in your regular life, by changing your attitude, your outlook and your habits? That’s the idea behind Gretchen… Read More

8. ‘Human Acts’ by Han Kang

Human Acts is Han Kang’s second novel to be translated into English, after The Vegetarian, which I read last year and really enjoyed but didn’t adore. I heard that Human Acts was darker and more disturbing, and it was, but for me… Read More