My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

If you want to read something unusual then pick up My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh.  I bought this novel completely blind, as is so often the way, tempted by a clever cover.  I’d seen it in the UK over the summer, but when I visited my local bookstore in the fall, […]

Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

Reasons to Stay Alive is not the kind of book that I would normally pick up. I’m a fiction reader, pure and simple. I only did so because it happens to be written by the wonderful Matt Haig and because it tackles the issue of depression. Over the last few months it feels like a […]