Bookshelf 2023

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Takeaway
A lovely memoir with the bonus of Cantonese food recipes.
Angela Hui
A Book of Days
Poignant photographs, interesting cultural and historical tidbits, and a glimpse into the life of the effortlessly cool Patti Smith page...
Patti Smith
Happy Hour
The main characters remind me so much of Sydney Sweeney and Brittany O'Grady's characters in White Lotus Season 1. It's...
Marlowe Granados
Cleopatra and Frankenstein
A breezy book on first loves. It's not perfect --there were so many interesting tertiary characters that didn't get enough...
Coco Mellors
Cursed Bread
This book was so draggy, getting through each page felt like biting into a cursed loaf of bread.
Sophie Mackintosh
Yellowface
Highly entertaining, making it the perfect summer read. Couldn't put this book down. The ending was a bit anti-climactic, but...
R.F. Kuang
Yearbook
It's no secret that I've got this weird crush on Seth Rogen and I feel ashamed about it but also...
Seth Rogen
World War Z
Set in a post-zombie war world and composed of so-called first-hand accounts from survivors, this book explores the enduring human...
Max Brooks
My Dark Vanessa
Horrible to think how many perverts are loose in society...
Kate Elizabeth Russell
The Makioka Sisters
I read this book because someone sent a screenshot of its last sentence: "Yukiko's diarrhea persisted through the twenty-sixth, and...
Junichiro Tanizaki
Prep
You guys, this is the most annoying fictional character I've ever come across. I feel like I'm doing the word...
Curtis Sittenfeld
Diary of a Void
Will render you suspicious of pregnant women 🤷‍♀️
Emi Yagi