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Book Review: Dear Life, by Alice Munro

I have always wanted to read the work of a Nobel laureate. It bemuses and saddens me to see that I have purchased a book by Gabriel Garcia Marquez long back, but the first book from a Nobel laureate winner that I read is from the most recent winner of the prize, Alice Munro. Short stories aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, to read or to write. To win the biggest literature prize for being excellent at contemporary short stories, that’s an achievement I feel, so I begin by congratulating Alice Munro for the same. Continue reading “Book Review: Dear Life, by Alice Munro”

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Book Review: Night Film, by Marisha Pessl

I think first impressions are quite important. But not all first impressions turn out to be the complete deal. With books, the first impression is the summary, and then the cover. Night Film was a book I took because I loved both these facets of the book when I saw on Goodreads. It was a mixed experience at best. Continue reading “Book Review: Night Film, by Marisha Pessl”