Reading Pathways | Michael Ondaatje

I’m entering Book Riot’s START HERE Write-In Giveaway. I was originally introduced to Ondaatje's books because I don't speak any Danish. As a child I moved out of my native Iceland because my father started working for the UN. I was subsequently enrolled in American schools, first in Israel and then in Croatia. In Iceland, Danish is… Continue reading Reading Pathways | Michael Ondaatje

Beautiful Book Beginnings

I love it when books start off by caressing your reading muscles. Some books just start off feeling right, like you have slipped into a warm bath. Here are three examples (feel free to disagree, that's what the comments are for). The first one is from John Steinbeck's epic The Grapes of Wrath. I new… Continue reading Beautiful Book Beginnings