Renata Adler’s Speedboat

Renata Adler’s Speedboat is a difficult book made out of many different fragments. Don't get me wrong, it's a GREAT book, but it also asks a lot from the reader. Sometimes you've to connect snippets and at other times you've to let go and enjoy the small slices that are given, making this a truly unique read. Renata Adler was …

Marie Brennan’s A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent

In A Natural History of Dragons Lady Trent tells the story of how she became a dragon naturalist. She explains why she has given herself the mission to study dragons (even though she's a woman and it wasn't thought proper to do so) and how her scientific curiosity led her to stand face-to-face with - of course - …

Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson's Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a quirky story and a fun read. It muses on the interplay of good and evil and split personalities. This book, set in a mysterious, 19th-century London with foggy streets and dark houses, tells a disturbing story - disturbing in a good way.  If you are among the …