thoughts on | record of a night too brief and people from my neighbourhood by hiromi kawakami

Hiromi Kawakami’s shorter fiction is just as promising as her long-form works. Hallucinatory, and simultaneously heart-breaking and tongue-in-cheek, both collections are expertly translated by Ted Goossen and Lucy North (Neighbourhood and Record, respectively). In the titular novella in Record of a Night Too Brief, Kawakami chronicles the life cycle of a woman in a world …

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book haul #2 | my mum’s taking my bank card

said in march i would stop buying so many books. bought 75 physical books, more ebooks, and asked for more netgalley arcs than i can possibly hope to get through since. no comment. physical books the melancholy death of oyster boy by tim burton 🍎queenie by candice carty-williams 🍎a good girl's guide to murder/good girl, …

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three thriller reviews | lock every door, night film, eight perfect murders

lock every door by riley sager riley sager's lock every door is one of the two thrillers published in 2019 that i constantly mistake for one another: the other is the turn of the key by ruth ware. i only confused them thanks to their similar covers, and the fact that both follow a woman …

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Ten Books With One Word Titles!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by That Artsy Reader Girl (originally The Broke and the Bookish). For information on how to participate and the topics of each week, click the link! Top Ten Tuesday this week is listing books with one word titles.  There's something about one word titles that capture the essence of a story …

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Ten Books That Gave Me A (book) Hangover

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by That Artsy Reader Girl (originally The Broke and the Bookish). For information on how to participate and the topics of each week, click the link! For this week's Top Ten Tuesday, the prompt is ten books that gave you a book hangover.  I always seem like I'm jumping between books …

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