Book Review: Shanghai Baby

A story of love, sex and self-discovery Shanghai Baby by Zhou Weihui is a contemporary Chinese book which follows the life for Coco, a waitress and a writer in her 20s. It's set in the 90s in Shanghai and has a first-person female narrative. It's contemplative, introspective, and nuanced. Adulting and a sense of nostalgia… Continue reading Book Review: Shanghai Baby

Book Review: Kim Ji-Young, Born 1982

I love Korean and Japanese translated books. I am also a feminist who is tired of explaining the need and essence of feminism. So when I came across the book Kim Ji-Young, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo, I was super excited to get my hands on it. Kim Ji-young is the most common name for Korean women… Continue reading Book Review: Kim Ji-Young, Born 1982

Book Review: Such A Fun Age By Kiley Reid

It’s been a while since I read a contemporary 4-star book! And not to sound like a book snob or whatever, but I’m very anal about how many stars I give to a book. It manages to talk about a lot of important things such as racism and the financial implications of adulting without it… Continue reading Book Review: Such A Fun Age By Kiley Reid