Blogs I Follow
- What's going on in Ghana libraries?
- Sending books to Burkina Faso
- Reading Fati and the Honey Tree in Sumbrungu library, Ghana
- Recent activities in Ghana libraries
- SSNIT pension payments (social security) for librarians in Ghana
- Visites des élèves aux bibliothèques au nord du Burkina Faso
- Students use Ghana libraries to study for end of year exams
- FAVL finalist for Systematic Joy of Reading Award!
- L'excellence récompensée à FAVL
- Achat de livres pour la bibliothèque de Niankorodougou
- FAVL expenses in Ghana from January through April 2017
- Echos de Niankorodougou
- Une bonne information du côté de la commune de Tongomayel
- La nouvelle : Sur les sentiers épineux de la démocratie
- Le coordonnateur national de FAVL-BF à Conakry Capitale Mondiale du Livre
Category Archives: Book reviews
Windup Girl Tana French
“Deaf and Blind” by Lara Vapnyar, short story in April 24, 2017 The New Yorker. As usual, the blog Mookse and the Gripes has great comments with reader reactions to the story. I found it very readable though a little … Continue reading
Sukie, Leslie and I all liked it. There is nothing to say about it because you just have to go and enjoy it. Then afterwards you will have plenty to talk about!
Ted Chiang’s “Liking What You See: A Documentary” Perfect speculative fiction for a philosophy class!
I could not agree more with Tinkoo Valia’s very positive appreciation. Great speculative fiction (in the form of a non-fiction reportage). Ted Chiang’s “Liking What You See: A Documentary” (novella, thought experiment): What if we could switch off perception of … Continue reading
I went with my daughter to see Your Name a couple weeks ago, and we both liked it. Somewhat flawed, and not close to Miyazaki-quality, but still plenty good.
Golden Sun and Gold Rising by Pierce Brown. Leslie picked these up at the library. Brown has mastered the genre. Excellent writing and especially dialogue. Lots of intriguing ideas. The whole thing has been carefully “lifted” from the best of … Continue reading