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Book Review: The Big Picture – Douglas Kennedy

Year: 1997 Country: England Genre: Mystery/Thriller When I picked this book from the crime fiction section, It came across as one of those unassuming novels. The cover didn’t give anything away until I read the jacket and got quite interested. Somehow, it should be thrilling enough. That’s the only explanation for all of the discomfort …

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5 Practical Tricks To Reading More Books
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5 Practical Tricks To Reading More Books

The other day, I attended an event and one of the attendees who also happens to follow me on Twitter asked how I manage to read 50 books+ a year. I mumbled some responses and promised her that I would sleep on it and write a post subsequently. But first, I needed her to understand …

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Book Review: The Surrender – Mabel Segun

Genre: African Fiction Year: 1995 Country: Nigeria Quick observation: Why do short story writers like to merge underwhelming stories with fantastic pieces especially in their anthologies? Is there like a standard word count? Does it necessarily have to be more than 100 pages before they are approved to be published? Because I don’t get it. …

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Reading For The Right Reasons

The first time I heard that people read 100 books a year, I was gobsmacked. It was such a mind blowing information that I began to question everything I was doing with my life. Of course, along the line it unconsciously became a milestone of sorts – something that I aspired to tick of my …

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Book Review : The Sense Of An Ending | Julian Barnes

Genre: British Literature Year: 2011 Country: UK This is one of those books that seeks to address the human/emotional anatomy – how unreliable and imperfect our memoires usually are and generally the consequences of our actions. It’s the kind that gets under your skin whilst questioning everything you know about life. But before I continue, …

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