David Mitchell – Black Swan Green

About five years back, with the launch of the iPod Shuffle, Apple declared “random is the new order” to the world, as “life is random” so we should “give chance a chance.” What does any of this have to do with Black Swan Green? Well, nothing, really! However, it does have a lot to do […]

Margaret Atwood – The Handmaid's Tale {Weekly Geeks Q&A}

I’m still playing catch-up on 13th June’s Weekly Geeks. I know, I know, it’s been about a month, and that’s ample time to catch up! However, after this, I’ll just have two more to do: Disgrace, and His Dark Materials. Am planning to re-read the latter this month, so might end up doing that one […]

Sebastian Barry – The Secret Scripture

Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2008, and winner of the Costa Award 2008, The Secret Scripture explores the lives of both, Dr. Grene (a psychiatrist) and his centerian patient, Roseanne, as both characters reflect on their life from their youngest days, to where are they at this point in time. Roseanne McNulty has enjoyed the comforts […]

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