Less by Andrew Sean Greer

A light read for this month’s book club pick, Less by Andrew Sean Greer was delightful. I felt that it didn’t take itself too seriously despite the main character going through a mid-life crisis. (As I think of Arthur Less now, Hari ng Sablay plays in my head — and now on YouTube.) The storyContinue reading “Less by Andrew Sean Greer”

Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

One story a day—or at least  each time I picked up Refugees—and I finally finished the book. I was very pleasantly surprised each time I read a new story. While there was an overarching theme of the Vietnamese immigrant experience, each story was told from a different perspective. (My favorite story was actually told fromContinue reading “Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen”

we are never meeting in real life by Samantha Irby

Some people have a knack for making legitimately bad situations sound funny. Think: Chandler Bing who uses his sense of humor as a defense mechanism through the weird and unpleasant moments of life. I was reading We are Never Meeting in Real Life on a long haul flight and thought it would be a lightContinue reading “we are never meeting in real life by Samantha Irby”