Mend the Living – Maylis de Kerangal

I finished reading Mend the Living a few weeks ago, but it's taken me a while to process it all and come back to writing about it. I have mixed feelings about the novel - on the one hand, the book deals very well with huge, complex topics, but on the other, I found the … Continue reading Mend the Living – Maylis de Kerangal


When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air has to be, I think, one of my favourite reads so far this year. It's profound, deeply moving and greatly inspiring. It was written as an autobiography by Paul Kalanithi, and was published after his death. Kalanithi takes the reader on a journey through his life, and into his illness and … Continue reading When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi

It’s been a while…

It's been a while since I posted, or even thought about posting on here. Not sure quite what happened - a broken tablet and no laptop to begin with, then going back to university which doesn't leave a lot of time for extra curricular reading and writing. Anyway, I'm back, reading and writing, hopefully somewhat regularly!