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A Culture of Violence: The Association of Small Bombs, by Karan Mahajan: Book Review

The Association of Small Bombs begins with a sudden explosion in a Delhi marketplace in 1996. Two young brothers, Tushar and Nakul Khurana, are killed. Their friend Mansoor Ahmed survives. … Continue reading

March 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Coming of Age in a Cult: The Girls, by Emma Cline

“There was so much to destroy.” Every reader knows the sensation of getting really excited by the idea behind a book, then finding the execution is totally meh. When it … Continue reading

January 20, 2017 · 1 Comment

Rising China and the Dashed American Dream: The Wangs vs. the World

“Every immigrant is the person he might have been and the person he is” Charles Wang left China for the American dream and made it big. He’s been living it … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sweetbitter, by Stephanie Danler: Book Review

“I wanted to say, My life is full. I chose this life because it’s a constant assault of color and taste and light and it’s raw and ugly and fast … Continue reading

September 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi: Book Review

“We believe the one who has the power. He is the one who gets to write the story. So when you study history, you must always ask yourself, Whose story … Continue reading

September 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Playing With Fire, by Tess Gerritsen: Book Review

If you’ve followed my Rizzoli and Isles reviews, you know that I think Tess Gerritsen is a solid thriller writer. I haven’t liked all of the Rizzoli and Isles books … Continue reading

September 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Book Review

“The truth is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.” Kind of like how The Force Awakens calls back to the first Star Wars, Cursed Child introduces … Continue reading

September 6, 2016 · Leave a comment