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MAY 2022 READING WRAP UP | 1984! DRACULA! SORROW & BLISS (& many more!)

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Ben here, it’s that time again… thanks for stopping by!

TIMESTAMPS:
00:00 Intro
00:45 Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
11:50 The Interesting Narrative, Olaudah Equiano
17:00 Sorrow and Bliss, Meg Mason
24:18 The Sentence, Louise Erdrich
29:45 Women’s Prize for Fiction talk (my ranking)
31:12 If Not, Winter, Fragments of Sappho, Anne Carson
35:26 More Fiya*, edited by Kayo Chingonyi
39:00 The Death of Francis Bacon, Max Porter
43:06 Dracula, Bram Stoker
48:15 Less, Andrew Sean Greer
54:42 Proust update & June TBR

*book sent by publisher

FOLLOW UP VIDS!

Fab review of 1984 by @JuanReads (a go-to channel for classic book reviews!)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Xedbc0f__Q&t=360s

In depth discussion of Sorrow and Bliss from @Bob The Bookerer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLNA0phrMhg

An interview with Louise Erdrich, in the bookstore The Sentence is based in, which explains what Erdrich was wanting to explore.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=El9r9wCmyss

Excellent video from @Hannah’s Books discussing different translations of Sappho
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hueUwmLm0UE&t=754s

An… interesting review of The Death of Francis Bacon by @KDBooks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7i5ZUnAJQIU

Fabulous review of Dracula by @Alana Estelle
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kAhjbC9MHA&t=959s

And finally, very interesting look at Less with @TheBookchemist
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9TB4Iy8XDI

Think that’s everything!

Thanks so much for watching!
Ben x

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