Category Archives: International

Basically, written by authors not from the US or UK or set in countries that are not the US or UK.

Independent, (Mostly) Non-Fiction Publishers

Recently I’ve been really craving some good ol’ socio-political non-fiction! And, on the hunt for in-depth answers to a lot of questions, I’ve found a few promising independent publishers whose catalogues are FULL of books I want to read. Here are some … Continue reading

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Review :: Miss Pas Touche vol. 1

A review of Hubert & Kerascoët’s Miss Pas Touche tome 1 SUMMARY “Paris in the thirties. The ‘Butcher of the Dances’ is on the prowl for young loose women. Blanche works as a maid along with the only family she knows, … Continue reading

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Review: Six Four

Book: Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama Publisher: Quercus, 2016 Genre: Murder mystery, thriller, Japanese Rating: Source + Date Read: Library, July 2016 Recommend: For fans of slow burn intrigue and mysteries Book Pro’s: Such great intensity (though slow building) and characters Book Con’s: It is reallllllllly … Continue reading

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Review :: The Vegetarian

A review of Han Kang’s The Vegetarian SUMMARY “Before the nightmare, Yeong-hye and her husband lived an ordinary life. But when splintering, blood-soaked images start haunting her thoughts, Yeong-hye decides to purge her mind and renounce eating meat. In a country where … Continue reading

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Bitches Book Club Review: At the Bottom of the River

The Book Club: “At the end of May [2015] I was feeling sort of “meh” about the Goodreads book clubs I’m part of. No offence meant to them at all! I like them. But they’re just so BIG that the … Continue reading

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Bitches Book Club Review :: Kitchen

The Book Club: “At the end of May [2015] I was feeling sort of “meh” about the Goodreads book clubs I’m part of. No offence meant to them at all! I like them. But they’re just so BIG that the … Continue reading

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Review :: The Fat Years

A review of Chan Koonchung’s The Fat Years SUMMARY “TRUTH IS NOT AN OPTION…. Beijing, sometime in the near future: a month has gone missing from official records. No one has any memory of it, and no one can care less. … Continue reading

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Bitches Book Club Review: Lagoon

The Book Club: “At the end of May I was feeling sort of “meh” about the Goodreads book clubs I’m part of. No offence meant to them at all! I like them. But they’re just so BIG that the books … Continue reading

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