Tag: colm toibin

Review: House of Names

I joined NetGalley when I heard Colm Tóibín’s House of Names was available. My second major was in Classical Languages (Latin & Greek) and I’ve got a weak spot for mythology. Unlike other retellings which co-opt old themes for a modern take, Tóibín’s House…

Reading Ireland Month 2017: Sign Up

Hooray! It’s time for the Reading Ireland Month 2017 challenge hosted by 746 Books and Raging Fluff. I really enjoy this challenge since it pushes me to read new authors and it’s wonderfully laid back without frantic check-ins or that horrible sense of “falling…

Reading Ireland Month 2016: Sign Up

I’m already participating in two challenges this year, but when I saw Cathy746books‘ sign up for Reading Ireland Month 2016, I couldn’t resist joining in. The goal is to explore/celebrate Irish culture (books, movies, music, food, etc.) and blog about it. Since this is…