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Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman 0

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

★★★★☆ With Marvel reinventing Norse gods like Thor and Loki for the screen, it seems appropriate that someone should come along to breathe new life into the stories of these and the other Scandinavian...

Human Acts by Han Kang 0

Human Acts by Han Kang

★★★★☆ Harrowing and brutal, Han Kang’s Human Acts is exactly the sort of political novel the world needs in 2017. While her story is specific to a single historical moment, Kang’s account of a...

Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag 0

Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag

★★☆☆☆ A Bangladore family in the spice trade is faced with a crisis of interdependence. The narrator’s uncle managed to transform their family into wealthy entrepreneurs (doing so practically overnight), and each member of...

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen 0

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

★★★★☆ This splendid collection of short stories could not have appeared at a more appropriate time. Immigrants and refugees are under attack from the highest levels of government to the lowest level of individual...