Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI – David Grann

A truly shocking true crime story, uncovering a chilling American conspiracy of calculated, cold-blooded murder in a very recent "wild west". Captivating reading. I don't read a lot of true crime but I hoovered through this. (See what I did there). Highly recommend. SYNOPSIS In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were … Continue reading Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI – David Grann

The Golden House – Salman Rushdie

On the day of Barack Obama’s inauguration, an enigmatic billionaire from foreign shores takes up residence in the architectural jewel of “the Gardens,” a cloistered community in New York’s Greenwich Village. The neighbourhood is a bubble within a bubble, and the residents are immediately intrigued by the eccentric newcomer and his family.  Our guide to … Continue reading The Golden House – Salman Rushdie