Book Review: My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

About the Book: A heart-wrenching story of mothers and daughters from the Pulitzer prize-winning author of Olive Kitteridge. A mother comes to visit her daughter in hospital after having not seen her in many years. Her unexpected visit forces Lucy to confront her past, uncovering long-buried memories of a profoundly impoverished childhood; and her present, as … Continue reading Book Review: My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

Book Review: Here Be Leviathans by Chris Flynn

About the Book: A collection of funny, brilliant, boundary-pushing stories from the bestselling author of Mammoth. A grizzly bear goes on the run after eating a teenager. A hotel room participates in an unlikely conception. A genetically altered platypus colony puts on an art show. A sabretooth tiger falls for the new addition to his theme … Continue reading Book Review: Here Be Leviathans by Chris Flynn

Book Review: Is This a Cookbook? Adventures in the Kitchen by Heston Blumenthal

About the Book: Is this a cookbook? Well, it's full of Heston's typically brilliant, delicious and inventive recipes, including green gazpacho, beetroot and pea salad, quinoa with vegetables, Moroccan pasties, hemp panna cotta, banana and parsley smoothie, tomato and coffee muffins, parsnip granola, rice ice cream, sherry vinegar posset, cricket ketchup and thyme and orange … Continue reading Book Review: Is This a Cookbook? Adventures in the Kitchen by Heston Blumenthal