Mini review: The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara

You’ve probably already heard of Yanagihara and her Man Booker Prize-shortlisted A Little Life, but it was her debut novel that intigued me. It’s about a seemingly immortal tribe – the Dreamers – on an exotic micronesian island who owe their longevity to turtles, and who are betrayed by anthropologist Paul Tallent in a tale … More Mini review: The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara

5 great books to read during a heatwave

Originally published on the Stanfords travel blog, but now with an EXTRA book. Wowee. Ah, that rare phenomenon: the British Heatwave. Despite its elusive reputation, here in Bristol we’ve recently been blessed with long, sunny days filled with the flip-flops and bare torsos that are quintessential to our normally chilly island. (This is in addition … More 5 great books to read during a heatwave