A much lesser known book this week by one of the most famous Renaissance authors, Boccaccio. I’ve reviewed his famous and well loved Decameron some weeks past, and I thought I’d visit another book of his which is much less well known but just as enjoyable. Unlike the firm fictional nature of The Decameron, Of […]Read more "Book Review: Of Famous Women by Giovanni Bocaccio"
I was gifted the book Shamanka shortly after it came out, and initially I didn’t know what to make of it. It doesn’t necessarily fall into the genre of YA fiction but it’s a book that adults can easily enjoy as the premise and its execution are both rather uniquely done. The protagonist of the […]Read more "Book Review: Shamanka by Jeanne Willis"