Winter reading mini-review dump: chonkers edition

Mini-reviews of some of the books I’ve read in early winter 2019, including four chonkers of 400+ pages. Richard Powers, Hilary Mantel, Sarah Waters, Dorothy Sayers, and Louise Erdrich. Spoilers for everything.

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Winter reading mini-review dump

Their love, for the world and each other, is an act of reverent attention. The same is true of Jansson’s prose.

Mini-reviews of some of the books I’ve read in winter 2018; mostly yelling about how much I love Tove Jansson. Also includes Ursula K. Le Guin and Takashi Hiraide.

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The Earthsea cycle reread: The Farthest Shore and Tehanu

I’m here to make the case that Tehanu actually fits better into the original trilogy than its final volume, The Farthest ShoreThe third entry in a series of blog posts I’m writing as I reread my favorite fantasy series, Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea cycle.

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