#5: ‘Late in the Day’, by Tessa Hadley

I finished reading 'Late in the Day' by Tessa Hadley this morning. Her writing is eloquent but accessible, and she paints that picture of quiet domesticity beautifully. You know that feeling when you wake up on the right side of the bed? Your senses are hyper aware: soft carpet under foot; birds chirping outside, household … Continue reading #5: ‘Late in the Day’, by Tessa Hadley

Five Fiction Books from 2018

This has been a big year for me in the literary sense. I graduated from a degree in English Literature and was simultaneously filled with a sadness at not having a mountain of assigned texts to read and an excitement at being able to delve in to my shelves and read the books I'd been … Continue reading Five Fiction Books from 2018

Musings on Hanya Yanagihara’s ‘A Little Life’

When I began writing this post, I didn’t know quite what it was I wanted to say about Yanagihara’s A Little Life. What I did know was that I wanted, if not needed, to say something. Anything. Anything that would encourage others to read it or open a discussion with those who had. Anything that … Continue reading Musings on Hanya Yanagihara’s ‘A Little Life’