We Kiss Them With Rain by Futhi Ntshingila

An excerpt from my review of We Kiss Them With Rain by South African writer Futhi Ntshingila, which can be read in its entirety over at Necessary Fiction. It might be the mood I’m in, but I’m finding subtle allusions to the Victorian-era in quite a few of the books I’ve been reading. Frankenstein In Baghdad is the most blatant call-out, but there’s also The … Continue reading We Kiss Them With Rain by Futhi Ntshingila

Updates from a BookSexy World

Dear Readers, This past weekend was my niece’s first birthday.ย  And I’m not above using that as an excuse for missing Friday’s installment of The Rise of the Short Story.ย  But never fear, it’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming this coming Friday with a post from Jenn the Picky Girl. Today my review of 18% Gray by Zachary Karabashliev, translated by Angela Rodel … Continue reading Updates from a BookSexy World