Monthly Archives: October 2010

Wow!

A Thousand Years of Good Prayers by Yiyun Li is an incredible collection of short stories written by a former Beijing native.  I was blown away by Li’s raw, gripping tales.  The author has a new, distinctive voice I deeply … Continue reading

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Church Ladies

While reading the last book I reviewed by Burden, I came across the name of this book and decided to read it. Excellent Women by Barbara Pym, a British author, was written in 1952 and again, I felt happy to … Continue reading

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