Just Read: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

I first discovered Neil Gaiman in high school when a friend recommended American Gods to me. The premise hooked me immediately, and it quickly became one of my favorite books. Stardust and Neverwhere joined that list shortly after. Gaiman has the incredibly ability to blend the fantastical with the mundane….

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Just Read: The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne

I really can’t say what’s gotten into me this first half of January. I thought Pachinko was going to be an endeavor, so naturally I chose to follow it up with another long novel. The Hearts Invisible Furies clocks in at 582 pages, but like Pachinko, reading it goes surprisingly quickly. This is…

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Just Read: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

The first word that comes to mind to describe Min Jin Lee’s novel Pachinko is sprawling. I say that with utmost reverence for the word: nothing about the story Lee takes the reader on feels tedious or overblown as she leads us from the tiny Korean village of Yeongdo outside of Busan…

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