Category: Review

Bone by Fae Myenne Ng: A Book Review

Bone is Fae Myenne Ng’s first novel set largely in San Francisco’s China Town. The novel narrates the struggle of immigrants and their children to discover their original identity tainted by the American values....

Adultery in Foggy London

This novel, published in 1961, is largely about relationships between English academics in London. There is a mix of people, an American psychotherapist, a wealthy wine producer, Martin, who relates the story, his artistic...

The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy

In my first attempt at reading this remarkable book, I failed to capture the essence of the story. Perhaps this is because there are so many calamities, and they assail the reader relentlessly until...

Gould's Book of Fish by Richard Flanagan

This is not an easy book to understand or to review. It does not fit into any known genre, there is no mystery in the normal sense; While there are murders, we know who...

Empowering Spanish Speakers, Author Interview

PBR: Today we are talking with Dr. Jacqueline Mackenzie, author of Empowering Spanish Speakers just published by Summerland Corp. and being distributed by Ingram Book Company, making it available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble,...

Review: Micromegas

Micromegas. Voltaire, 1752. Short story. “But there was, unfortunately, a little animalcule in a square hat who interrupted all the other animalcule philosophers. He said that he knew the secret: that everything would be...

Book Review For “Sex With Kings”

Herman takes her readers on a delightful romp through history and gives us a taste of what its like to have sex with kings. Masterfully written and easy to read, history comes alive in...