A quirky, unsettling and thought provoking read about Keiko, a convenience store worker, who has spent her life conforming to society's expectations of what it means to be "normal."
This is a heartfelt, touching and completely relatable memoir that you will be forcing into the hands of everyone you know as soon as you're finished.
Being a big fan of the 'new year, new me' craze, I have decided on my challenge for the new year. And let's overlook the fact it's taken me until March to do this! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
In his fourth published book, Matt Ruff gives us a science fiction thriller that takes you on a mind-bending journey through twisting alternate realities. You'll find yourself questioning what is real and what is not, as the lines between good and evil are blurred.
After learning he was to be a dad for the first time, Safran Foer began to ask himself those niggling questions that are too often ignored or suppressed. How is this McDonalds burger so cheap? Why do we get diseases from ill-prepared meat? Should I feed meat to my child? What results is a moving, well-researched and insightful look into what we are eating and where it came from.
With more than 18.5 million podcast episodes available online and rising steadily, you could be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed when deciding what to listen to during your daily commute.
We all have that co-worker who is a little quiet, a little strange, and a little less likely to be invited down to the pub for happy hour.
Okay, let's talk Maja Lunde for a minute. Hailing from Norway, Maja had already found success in television screenplays and children's novels. But why stop there? With nine books under her belt she then took on her very first adult novel, 'The History of Bees'.