Month: May 2018

When I Hit You: Or A Portrait Of The Writer As A Young Wife – Meena Kandasamy

READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Rachel An unnamed narrator tells a story of domestic violence and modern marriage in India through the beauty of literature.” ➽ “Named for James Joyce’s debut novel, this book examines modern Inidan marriages and brutality in a way not done…

2018 NZ Book Awards

Social commentary is a traditional feature of literature, but with Millennials coming of age, outspoken hypothesising on the state of the world looks to become a staple of modern story telling. This year’s Ockham’s shortlist highlights this. A solipsistic tale of youth and immediacy, an immigrant’s…