Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

Title: HOME FIRE Author: Kamila Shamsie Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 2017 Genre: Fiction Kamila Shamsie’s book is a tale of two families’ lives in this retelling of the tragedy Antigone by Sophocles (which I had to educate myself about when I started reading this book). From the very beginning of the book you get the sense…

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Title: An American Marriage Author: Tayari Jones Publisher: Oneworld Published: 2018 Genre: Fiction Tayari Jones has written a love story that is tender and heart breaking in equal measure. Celestial and Roy are your average educated, upper middle-class, upwardly mobile  professionals. They are barely past their first year as newly weds when Roy is arrested…