Sex and God at Yale: Porn, Political Correctness, and a Good Education Gone Bad (Review)

Title: Sex and God at Yale: Porn, Political Correctness, and a Good Education Gone Bad Author: Nathan Harden Narrator: Jack Hume Publication Year: 2012 Pages: 320 (audio length: 10 hours 9 minutes) Genre: Non-Fiction Source: Audiobook version purchased from Audible.com From the cover: To glimpse America’s future, one needs to look no further than its […]

The Satanic Verses (Review)

Title: The Satanic Verses Author: Salman Rushdie Narration: Sam Dastor Publication Year: 1988 Pages: 576 (audio length: 21 hours 38 minutes) Genre: Fiction Source: Audiobook version purchased from Audible.com (hardcover version gifted from my mother) From the cover: Inextricably linked with the fatwa called against its author in the wake of the novel’s publication, The Satanic Versesis, beyond […]

The Well of Loneliness (Review)

Title: The Well of Loneliness Author: Radclyffe Hall Narrator: Cecilia Fage Publication Year: 1928 Pages: 441 (audio length: 16 hours 15 minutes) Genre: Fiction Source: Audiobook version purchased from Audible.com From the cover: Stephen Gordon (named by a father desperate for a son) is not like other girls: she hunts, she fences, she reads books, […]

Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies (Review)

Title: Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies Author: Laura Esquivel Publication Year: 1995 (first published in Spanish in 1989) Pages: 256 Genre: Fiction, Magical Realism Source: Borrowed from my friend Amanda to read for book club From the cover: Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale […]

Yuppie Muslim (Review)

Title: Yuppie Muslim Author: Abdulla A. Salaam Publication Year: 2011 Pages: 233 Genre: Non-Fiction Source: Received as a gift from Zaid when I arrived in the UAE From the cover: The credit crunch mayhem of 2008 revealed that bankers can be bonkers and fund managers fraudulent. Priests can be molesters. It seemed that few institutions […]

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