Now that we’ve passed the middle point of the year (July 2nd, unless its a leap year) I thought I’d share my reading update. I set myself an arbitrary goal of 50 books this year, there’s a blog post on my reasoning (or lack of) if you’re interested, so I thought this might be the perfect time to update you on my progress.
I want to begin by stating that as a British Pakistani I have a lot of time for Pakistani fiction. I really appreciate being able to connect to a culture and a people vicariously. I haven’t visited Pakistan for seven years now, but for most of my life I used to go every other year…
“Influenza delle stelle—the influence of the stars. Medieval Italians thought the illness proved that the heavens were governing their fates, that people were quite literally star-crossed”
The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue