It’s August, the month where we explore and celebrate Women in Translation. I recently finished reading the English translation Lullaby, of the french book originally titled as Chanson douce by Leila Slimani. This award winning thriller gave me goosebumps and left me in a mood to read more translated worksContinue Reading

I have been constantly recommended the Netflix Series – YOU. A quick Google search suggested it was based on a book and here I am following the right chronology of reading the book before the series.:P WHAT IS IT ABOUT? When aspiring writer Guinevere Beck strides into the bookstore whereContinue Reading

Published: 10. January . 2019 ( First published in 2009) Genre: Mystery | Thriller Pages: 352 Publisher: Abacus  What is it about? Detective Kyochiro Kaga of the Tokyo Police Department has just been transferred to a new precinct in the Nihonbashi area of Tokyo. Newly arrived, but with a great deal of experience,Continue Reading

Published:¬†07. October . 2014 ( First /published in 1995) Genre:¬†Mystery | Thriller Pages:¬†288 Publisher: Minotaur¬†Books ¬†What is it about? Acclaimed bestselling novelist Kunihiko Hidaka is found brutally murdered in his home on the night before he’s planning to leave Japan and relocate to Vancouver. His body is found in hisContinue Reading