Tag Archives: The Glorious Heresies

Mid-Year Round Up

It’s been a busy six months at Shoshi’s Book Blog, as I’ve tried to navigate reading without an all consuming Russian Literature project but with ambitions to: a. Read more recently published novels b. Read more books in translation/from around … Continue reading

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As Wonderful As The Title Suggests: ‘The Glorious Heresies’ by Lisa McInerney (2015)

Based on non-statistical and highly unregulated research, I think ‘The Glorious Heresies’ is the Bailey’s shortlister that I have spotted most often on the commuter routes through London.  Whenever I see someone reading on the tube I always try to catch sight of the … Continue reading

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Bailey’s Short List!

It’s taken me a while to get over my shock and disappointment that ‘A God in Ruins‘ and ‘Rush Oh!‘ did not make it onto the Bailey’s shortlist this year.  Both were engaging, thought-provoking and insightful reads and on seeing a shortlist filed with … Continue reading

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