Book review: “Bangkok Wakes To Rain” by Pitchaya Sudbanthad

Bangkok Wakes To Rain by Pitchaya Sudbanthad is featured in many blogs as climate or eco fiction - but after reading it, I have the feeling it defies categorization. First and foremost, it is a chosen family saga that spans centuries, with live stories touching down at a special place in the city of Krungthep… Continue reading Book review: “Bangkok Wakes To Rain” by Pitchaya Sudbanthad

Book review: “Wilder Girls” by Rory Power

Wilder Girls by Rory Power was the first young adult book for me since my own young adult reader years back in the early 2000’s. Wary at first, it was a pleasant surprise that the language and plot wasn’t as YA as I expected at all. Wilder Girls is also a fine example of a… Continue reading Book review: “Wilder Girls” by Rory Power

Book review: “Tentacle” by Rita Indiana

Wow. This book. I had no idea what I signed up for when I saw it filed under “climate fiction”, a label that doesn’t do it justice. I feel like I'm neither ready nor worthy to write about this book, but it basically needs to be on everyone’s reading list now. Of the sixteen shells… Continue reading Book review: “Tentacle” by Rita Indiana

Book review: “Weather” von Jenny Offill

Lizzie ist eine Bibliothekarin ohne traditionellen Studienabschluss, die sich dazu berufen fühlt und durch ihren Job in die Lage versetzt wird, anderen Menschen psychologischen Beistand zu geben. Als ihre frühere Mentorin und heutige berühmte Gastgeberin eines Klima-Podcasts, Sylvia, sie zum Beantworten der Zuhörer*innenpost einstellt, gerät ihre sorgsam stabilisierte Welt ins Wanken. Während sich Linke in… Continue reading Book review: “Weather” von Jenny Offill