In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

Original Title: In Altre Parole Translator: Ann Goldstein Genre: Non-Fiction,, Translated, Memoir In Other Words, chronicles Jhumpa Lahiri's love affair with Italian. She discovers it at 25 when she goes on vacation with her sisters. She dabbles in learning it. It eventually turns into an obsession, that she and her family move to Italy so … Continue reading In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

Friend by Paek Nam-Nyong

Translator: Immanuel Kim Publication Date: April 2020 Genre: Literary Fiction A woman in her thirties goes to the courthouse to file for a divorce, where she meets an eccentric judge who has to investigate her case before finalising it. Paek examines love, marriage and divorce in North Korea in the 1980s through the lives of … Continue reading Friend by Paek Nam-Nyong

The Multi-Hyphen Life by Emma Gannon

Genre: Non-Fiction, Career, Personal Development Publication Date: April 2020 (US) In The Multi-Hyphen Life, Emma Gannon's tackles what it means to have a portfolio career in the digital age. She defines it as balancing multiple income streams while making sure that you don't become extinct in a workplace that is changing at lightning speed. She … Continue reading The Multi-Hyphen Life by Emma Gannon

Edge by Laura Huang

Title: Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage Author: Laura Huang Publisher: Portfolio, Imprint of Penguin Group Publication Date: January 2020 Genre: Non-Fiction, Personal Development, Leadership I am not quite sure where I first learnt about Laura Huang's Edge but I did not give it much thought until I heard her being interviewed on HBR's Ideacast while … Continue reading Edge by Laura Huang