Category: Summer Reading 2020

Slow reading

I am slowly reading and thoroughly enjoying On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, inspired by Teri’s review a year ago in addition to conversations about Ocean Vuong and studying his poetry. I am hoping to finish this before our summer reading session ends, and maybe another book if possible. Reading is going slow here. With summer

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Little Gods by Meng Jin

Here’s another book I learned about on this blog and just finished reading.  It is a complicated story that struggles with identity in terms of class, culture, education, gender, historical context and family.  It also explores the importance of the lens(es) one uses to reflect upon one’s experience.  The mother/daughter relationship is especially central to

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