Book Review: The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova

People seem to believe that despair is the same as anguish, but it is not. It’s true that despair is surrounded by anguish, but at its core, despair is silent, a blank page. Alexandra ventured across the world to teach English in Bulgaria- a place she dreamed about together with her brother. After his disappearance … Continue reading Book Review: The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova

Book Review: Nine Folds Make A Paper Swan by Ruth Gilligan

Of course, there is nothing remarkable about the process, this much at least she knows. Because we do it to ourselves all the time— turn our lives into a story— anything to try to keep the chaos of the self in check. Three separate narratives presented with intricate detail and knitted together showcase the history … Continue reading Book Review: Nine Folds Make A Paper Swan by Ruth Gilligan