Book Review # 15: A Passage to India

Author: Edward Morgan Forster Publisher: Hardcourt, Inc. Publishing Date: 1952 Number of Pages: 362 Genre: Historical, Political Fiction, Romance Synopsis: “Hailed as one of the finest novels of the twentieth century and transformed into an Academy Award-winning film, A Passage to India hauntingly evokes India at the peak of the British colonial era, complete with the racial tension […]

Book Review # 9: A Little Life

Author: Hanya Yanagihara Publisher: Anchor Books Publishing Date: January 2016 Number of Pages: 816 Genre: Bildungsroman/Coming of age Synopsis: A Little Life follows four college classmates – broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition – as they move to New York in search of fame and fortune. While their relationships, which are tinged by addiction, success […]

Book Review # 5: The Book of Daniel

Author: E.L. Doctorow Publisher: Modern Library Publishing Date: September 1983 Number of Pages: 303 pages Genre: Historical Synopsis As Cold War hysteria inflames America, FBI agents knock on the Bronx apartment door of a Communist man and his wife. After a highly controversial trial, the couple go to the electric chair for treason despite worldwide […]