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Leave the World Behind

Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam has been a pretty buzzy book this year, helped along by reports of it being soon to be adapted into a Netflix movie starring Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington. It’s a tense story about a family on vacation and the arrival of some strangers. Leave the World Behind …

Whereabouts

Coming soon (when available)! What to know about Whereabouts Whereabouts is set to be released on May 4th, 2021 by Knopf. It seems like a bit of an experimental project for Lahiri. She originally wrote this book in Italian, and then translated it herself into English. From an article about the book: “Feeling foreign in …

Piranesi

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke opens in a disorienting, alternate reality-type setting, with a main character who is submerged in waves in a grand house. The book then proceeds to unravel the mysteries behind this strange place over the next two hundred pages or so. If you’re into riddles and logic problems, you’ve probably come across …

25 Literary Halloween Costumes for Adults

It’s that spooktacular time of the year again, which means once more the desperate scramble to find a perfect Halloween costume. If you’re looking for literary halloween costume ideas for adults, you’ve come to the right place. Lucky for us book loving people, we have an array colorful characters to choose from. And because book-ish …

The Glass Hotel

The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel has been high on my shortlist of books to read for some time now. I loved Station Eleven, and The Glass Hotel loops in one of the minor characters from Station Eleven, Leon Prevant. This book is exists in an alternate reality where the Georgia Flu (the …