Category: Review

9. ‘Invisible Planets’ edited by Ken Liu

I’d seen this book around before I picked it up at my Mr B’s reading spa last year. It’s a collection of contemporary sci-fi short stories from Chinese writers, and it’s edited by Ken Liu, so of course… Read More

8. ‘Doomsday Book’ by Connie Willis

Well, I might have been missing in action for a couple of weeks (my days have been eat, sleep, edit, repeat), but at last I am back with a book review! This time it’s Connie Willis’ Doomsday Book, which… Read More

7. ‘The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ’ by Philip Pullman

What if the story of Christianity was different? What if Jesus had been a twin, and his brother was the one who collected the stories of his life and compiled them into the Bible? This is the world… Read More

6. ‘Tenth of December’ by George Saunders

Tenth of December by George Saunders was thrust into my hands by Jess at my Mr B’s reading spa. She told me that, as a short story lover, I simply had to read it, that George Saunders is… Read More

5. ‘Autumn’ by Ali Smith

I’m a little late to the party with Ali Smith’s seasonal ‘state of the nation’ series: Autumn was released in 2016, and the sequel, Winter, came out last year. But better late than never, and even if these books are… Read More