Five stars, read in October 2016. Gorgeous. Such a fascinating relationship between the protagonist—smart, insightful, but noticeably young—and Lila—who’s more … Continue reading My Brilliant Friend, by Elena Ferrante
Five stars, read on the last day of September 2016. I should have written about this back then, because now … Continue reading In the Miso Soup, by Ryu Murakami
Five stars, read in January 2017. If you want a perfect example of why this book is (STILL) necessary, consider … Continue reading Why We Can’t Wait, by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Five stars, read from November 2016 to January 2017. Well. If you want to know why the United States looks … Continue reading Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, by Jane Mayer
Five stars, read throughout 2016. Jessica Jones is one of my absolute favorite characters from Marvel comics. She is superhumanly … Continue reading Jessica Jones: Alias, by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos (+ The Pulse)
Seven hundred stars. Read in January 2016. Just kidding: It’s only five. I’ve just never read a book that I … Continue reading Why I Am Not a Christian, by Bertrand Russell
Five stars, read in November 2016. This book was my choice for fiction in the first two rounds of the … Continue reading Shelter, by Jung Yun