Category: Book Reviews

Trained by means of Tara Westover

I had heard of ‘Educated’ before it was longlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize but hadn’t considered Tara Westover’s widely acclaimed memoir of her childhood growing up in a Mormon …

Olive Kitteridge from Elizabeth Strout

I really enjoyed watching the HBO TV mini-series adaptation of ‘Olive Kitteridge’ last year and have been keen to read the original book by Elizabeth Strout which won the Pulitzer …

The Wellcome Book Prize Longlist 2019

The 12 books longlisted for this year’s Wellcome Book Prize are: Amateur by Thomas Page McBeeAstroturf by Matthew SperlingEducated by Tara WestoverFreshwater by Akwaeke EmeziHeart: A History by Sandeep JauharMind …