Fiction

Arctic Summer by Damon Galgut [Book Thoughts]

Arctic Summer is a biographical-historical hybrid capturing E.M. Forster’s secret homosexuality. It’s a depiction of the times, is factually accurate, and it kept me interested.
-Imran

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In A Strange Room by Damon Galgut [Book Thoughts]

400+ words and I feel I’ve said nothing meaningful about In a Strange Room. It’s excellent, it’s honest and it’s real. It’s worth the read.
-Imran

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Under the Jaguar Sun by Italo Calvino [Book Thoughts]

Under the Jaguar Sun is worth a read if only for the aesthetics and the prose. It’s short, unfinished even, and offers just a taste/whisper/whiff of something different.
-Imran

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Requiem for a Dream by Hubert Selby Jr. [Book Thoughts]

Requiem for a Dream is a brave book written by a brave man in a brave style. They shouldn’t give teenagers lectures on drugs: they should give them this book.
-Imran

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