Monthly Archives: April 2015

We are All Completely Beside Ourselves. Karen Joy Fowler.

Fowler, Karen Joy. We are All Completely Beside Ourselves. Penguin, New York, 2013. Hachette digital retrieved for Kindle. This interesting book was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize in 2014. I found it charming and original although I also sensed a … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Lost Her Soul. Bob Shacochis.

Shacochis, Bob. The Woman Who Lost Her Soul. Atlantic Monthly, New York, 2013. Hachette Digital retrieved for Kindle. I pulled this off the Pulitzer Prize fiction shortlist. It contains some really spectacular figurative writing, has a roller coaster plot, and … Continue reading

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My Struggle: Book 2: A Man in Love. Karl Ove Knausgaard.

Knausgaard, Karl Ove. My Struggle: Book 2: A Man in Love. English translation Don Bartlett. Original Norwegian: Forlaget (Norway) 2009; English Archipelago Brooklyn 2013. Hachette Digital retrieved for Kindle. This is the second of the “Struggle” series I’ve read. I … Continue reading

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