REVIEW: UNDER THE TRIPOLI SKY, BY KAMAL BEN HAMEDA, TRANSLATED BY ADRIANA HUNTER (2014)

For the majority of my existence, I have preferred the company of women to that of other men. I'm not going to speculate or philosophise about the reasons behind this, as it's difficult not to fall into generalisations, and this is a book review blog, not an exercise in armchair self-psychologising. It's just, this is … Continue reading REVIEW: UNDER THE TRIPOLI SKY, BY KAMAL BEN HAMEDA, TRANSLATED BY ADRIANA HUNTER (2014)

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BOOK REVIEW: THIS ONE SUMMER, BY MARIKO AND JILLIAN TAMAKI (2014)

Some works of art are so delicate, so simple in their beauty, that any words you use to describe them feel clumsy and oafish in comparison. But you want to tell other people about them, so they too will experience them and fall in love with them. And it's hard to tell people about stuff … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: THIS ONE SUMMER, BY MARIKO AND JILLIAN TAMAKI (2014)