A to Z 2017, Blogging 2017

Z for Zusak #AtoZChallenge

Note: With special thanks to Srilakshmi Indrasenan who blogs at I am S(t)ri! She wrote this for Partis Temporus on a short notice and I am glad she could do this! A fitting end to an exciting challenge. Author’s Name: Markus Zusak The Memories: This was not a big surprise – isn’t it? Or was it?… Continue reading Z for Zusak #AtoZChallenge

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A to Z 2017, Blogging 2017

Y for Yousafzai

The Author: Malala Yousafzai The Book and memories Reading a memoir is tricky business, and the reader must have a different sensibility to understand the book. The necessities of the trade make the inclusion of some generalisation, background information and sensationalism an essential part of the package. But the reader must be able to differentiate… Continue reading Y for Yousafzai

A to Z 2017, Blogging 2017

Q for Quindlen #AtoZChallenge

Author’s Name: Anna Quindlen The Book(s): Anna Quindlen has written many books including ‘Black and Blue’, ‘Still Life with Bread Crumbs’, ‘One True thing’, ‘Every Last One’ etc. The book I am doing to discuss here is ‘One True Thing.’ Having lost near and dear ones to cancer and having watched the dreadful disease in… Continue reading Q for Quindlen #AtoZChallenge