Heart-rending Homage To A Devoted Mother [review]

The Barefoot Woman by Scholastique Mukasonga Scholastique Mukasonga’s parents and siblings were victims of the hatred directed towards members of

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Reader preference – Single or multiple narrators?

This week’s Bookends features a new novel from an author in Wales, an article and podcast about narrative voices and

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Bookends #13: April 2019

This week’s Bookends features an article about Faber and Faber as they mark their 90th anniversary, a blog post about

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Bookends #12 December 2018

This week’s Bookends features an article about reading African women writers, a blog post about the importance of context in

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Between Tides by V.Y Mudimbe

Some authors get so totally focused on conveying a message that they seem to forget their novel should also be entertaining. Reading

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