The White Book by Han Kang: author’s meditation on fragility of life, loss and colour white

Han Kang, The White Book. Translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith Published 2017 by Portobello Books. Originally published in Korean in 2016, 164p   My first contact with Han Kang’s writing was when I read The Vegetarian – a haunting book, exceptionally written. She is an original writer with an unusual, quite bizarre perspective… Continue reading The White Book by Han Kang: author’s meditation on fragility of life, loss and colour white

Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers: a father’s notes for living on Planet Earth dedicated to his firstborn son

Oliver Jeffers, Here We Are Published 2017 by HarperCollins, 44p Bringing home from hospital his new born son, Oliver Jeffers realized he should not only give a tour of the apartment to the new member of the family but introduce to him the whole world he was going to step and live into. Thus Here… Continue reading Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers: a father’s notes for living on Planet Earth dedicated to his firstborn son