Book Review: The Butterfly Effect by Jon Ronson

The Butterfly Effect by Jon Ronson My rating: 5 of 5 stars I often find myself championing strange, even unpopular, causes. Prostitution, for instance, is something I’d like to see un-demonized. Not because of some perverse predilection of mine (I’ve simply never found the idea of ‘stranger sex’ appealing) but because of following the blogs… Read More Book Review: The Butterfly Effect by Jon Ronson

Book Review: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’ll confess that I have only come to read this classic sci-fi novel because of the movie Bladerunner. My love for that film has been rekindled because of the sequel newly released. Those of us who have adored the… Read More Book Review: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

Book Review: Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have become accustomed to disappointment when picking up a relatively new book (as in, written with the last 15 years) which everyone tells me is ‘a classic’. I can think of several such books I’ve read where, at best,… Read More Book Review: Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie