Two Novellas: ‘The Pigeon’ by Patrick Süskind and ‘The End We Start From’ By Megan Hunter

The Pigeon by Patrick Süskind (1987) I read about this book at Madame Bibi Lophile Recommends, and loved the sound of it. Just a man over the course of one day of his life, albeit an unusual day for him compared to all the others, brought about by the presence of a pigeon. I was … Continue reading Two Novellas: ‘The Pigeon’ by Patrick Süskind and ‘The End We Start From’ By Megan Hunter

The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View From the Future by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

The title of this book is a mouthful for such a slim volume. But the message is huge. Anyone concerned about the state of our world, or, especially anyone who isn't, should read this book. It won't take long. This novella can most effectively be summed up using passages plucked from its pages: The set-up … Continue reading The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View From the Future by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

Two Canadian Novellas: Homing and The End of the Alphabet

I really enjoyed both of these novellas. The End of the Alphabet was recommended by Tori at Being Tori in Victoria, and I wanted to read Homing after reading and loving Fallsy Downsies by Stephanie Domet. Both of these are love stories, one at the end of its time, the other at the very beginning. … Continue reading Two Canadian Novellas: Homing and The End of the Alphabet