Review: Eat, Drink, Run by Bryony Gordon

Opening sentence: “I never thought I was a runner.” I finished reading Eat, Drink, Run last Sunday on the day of the London marathon and seeing as how it’s all about Telegraph journalist Bryony Gordon’s experience running that very race for the first time, that seemed quite serendipitous. (Perhaps randomly as a non-runner, this is […]

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Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang

The Vegetarian by Han Kang Opening sentence: “Before my wife turned vegetarian, I’d always thought of her as completely unremarkable in every way.” What an engrossing, unsettling little book this was! I didn’t know anything about it, it just caught my eye in the library as I’d had it on my mental TBR list for […]

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Review: Mad Girl – A Happy Life with a Mixed-up Mind

Mad Girl – A Happy Life with a Mixed-up Mind by Bryony Gordon Opening sentence: “I need to be honest with you from the start – because, as you will see, this is an honest book.” Although dealing with serious subject matters – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, depression, alopecia, bulimia and drug use – this manages […]

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