Book Review: ‘The New York Trilogy’ by Paul Auster

“In the end, each life is no more than the sum of contingent facts, a chronicle of chance intersections, of flukes, of random events that divulge nothing but their own lack of purpose.”― Paul Auster, The New York Trilogy What irritates Paul Auster most is when people think that The New York Trilogy is a detective story.... Continue Reading →

Book Review: ‘Rich People Problems’ by Kevin Kwan

"Please gather up your belongings - you won't be returning to this flight.""But.. but... what did I do?" Professor Oon asked, suddenly feeling uneasy."Don't worry, you didn't do anything. But we need to get you off this plane now. (...) We are escorting you directly to Mount Elizabeth Hospital. You have been requested to attend... Continue Reading →

Book Review: ‘Nana’ by Emile Zola

“All of a sudden, in the good-natured child, the woman stood revealed, a disturbing woman with all the impulsive madness of her sex, opening the gates of the unknown world of desire. Nana was still smiling, but with the deadly smile of a man-eater.”Emile Zola, Nana Nana Coupeau was eighteen at the beginning of the... Continue Reading →

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