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My Books of the 2010’s – Emma Morgan

Florida (2018) Lauren Groff’s second collection of short stories, Florida, plunges us into a hot and humid world, where swamp creatures slither over the thresholds of human existence, and tensions drip from rain-soaked leaves. It stages a multi-faceted exploration of a domesticity fraying at its edges, eroded by a pervasive sense of societal, political and […]Read More

Book By My Bedside: Solar // Ian McEwan

Title: Solar Author: Ian McEwan What I think So Far: After being mightily impressed by Enduring Love, I was eager to explore more of McEwan’s work. Solar focuses on Michael Beard, a self-deprecating Nobel prize-winning physicist and compulsive womaniser, whose best work is behind him. Beard is the ultimate consumer; his fifth marriage is floundering following […]Read More