How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia – Mohsin Hamid

I imagine quite a lot of students out there have become familiar with Pakistani and Afghan literature in recent years, with novelists such as Khaled Hosseini, Kamila Shamsie and Salman Rushdie becoming vital and influential names in the literary world. If so, you may also recognise the name Mohsin Hamid, an international best selling author... Continue Reading →


In the Sea there are Crocodiles – Fabio Geda

Now, the third text I am going to review on this blog is one of the most captivating reads I’ve had for a very long time and is ideal for the bogged-down student. In the Sea there are Crocodiles is a short, gripping and hugely politically relevant novel, written in an accessible writing style that’s... Continue Reading →

Lila – Marilynne Robinson

If any of you are fellow students you’ll know that the beginning of the academic year can get you a little flustered. For example, this was the first book I had to read for one of my modules this year. Not only did I order the book to my old address, if you look closely... Continue Reading →

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