The Outsider. The Misfit. The Outcast. He (and it most typically is a he) has become an archetypal figure in literature, one who disgusts and delights readers in equal measure. The Outsider conjures within our minds an image of a gaunt, bookish, prematurely world-weary man who idles away his time contemplating the nature of his… Continue reading The Figure of the Outsider
You may not find these on any Greatest Love Songs of All Time compilations, but these are some of my favourite love songs.
My review for A State of Freedom by Neel Mukherjee is now up on bookish website Book Browse. READ REVIEW BookBrowse is an online magazine for booklovers, which includes reviews, previews, "beyond the book" articles, author interviews, reading guides, and much more. The site boasts a great team of knowledgeable reviewers who write well-thought-out reviews… Continue reading [BOOK REVIEW] A State of Freedom by Neel Mukherjee
As I am currently re-experiencing the full Adams' back catalogue, I thought I'd compile a handy list of my Top 10 favourite Ryan Adams songs.
Check out my January book haul.
Three bizarre ghost short stories from the Victorian master.
Alice Munro's 2004 short story collection Runaway features eight vivid tales that are as pointedly intimate as they are wholly universal.