There are people who go on and on about Stephen King. Quite a ‘King’ too, considering the sheer volume of … Continue reading Book Talk: The girl who loved Tom Gordon
The book cover looks like a photograph Mia would take. Little Fires Everywhere is Celeste Ng’s second novel. Shaker Heights, … Continue reading Book Talk: Little fires everywhere
Moms have often asked me to suggest reading material for their children, as I have too, to the best of my capacity.
Three years ago I remember asking the children at one of our book club sessions if they knew about a Pakistani girl, their own age, who has been fighting for something that they might have taken for granted; education. When I introduced her to ‘my kids’ there was unanimous interest amongst them to know her more. Some had already heard of her but most of the others were hearing about Malala for the first time. I promised them that I would get them to read the biography that she had written, when she was but only seventeen years old. Continue reading “Book Talk : I am Malala”