American Gods – Neil Gaiman

American Gods is both bizarre and brilliant, and a fun ride of a read. Our likeable protagonist, Shadow, meets crazy characters and wacky moments ensue on a strange journey across the country. However, the ideas of the book run much deeper than just a cross country adventure. It is a story of layered themes and … Continue reading American Gods – Neil Gaiman

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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