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Author Spotlight July 2020

Celebrating Cormac McCarthy | Author Spotlight

Cormac McCarthy, one of the greatest American novelists, and one of my favourite writers, celebrates his 87th birthday today. Here’s a quick snapshot of his life. 

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Book Reviews July 2020

Life Laid Bare by Jean Hatzfeld | Book Review

14 survivors of the Rwandan genocide provide first-hand, eyewitness accounts in Life Laid Bare, a heart-rending book by French journalist, Jean Hatzfeld.

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Book Reviews July 2020

A Change of Climate by Hilary Mantel | Book Review

Hilary Mantel’s A Change of Climate is a superb study into the nature of good and evil.

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Author Spotlight July 2020

Celebrating Amitav Ghosh | Author Spotlight

Amitav Ghosh turns 64 today! We are sharing our love for the master storyteller through a short snapshot of his life.

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Book Reviews July 2020

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families by Philip Gourevitch | Book Review

800,000 people. Killed in 100 days. The ugly history of the Rwandan genocide of 1994 and its haunting aftermath is the subject of this mind-numbing book by Philip Gourevitch

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Author Spotlight July 2020

Celebrating Hilary Mantel | Author Spotlight

Hilary Mantel, one of our favourite writers, turns 68 today. So we decided to share our appreciation of her and provide a short snapshot of her life.

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Book Lists July 2020

22 Must Read Books About Rwanda

A treasure trove of essential books you must read about Rwanda

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July 2020 Magazine Issue

July 2020 Issue | Rwanda

Exploring Rwanda through literature this month

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January 2020 Magazine Issue

January 2020 Issue | 1986

Join us on a literary exploration of the year 1986 this month

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December 2019 Magazine Issue

December 2019 Issue | Egypt

Join us on an intellectually stimulating adventure as we explore Egypt through literature this month.

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Book Reviews November 2019

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable by Amitav Ghosh

The Great Derangement is a frightening, albeit a realistic discourse on the current climate change crisis and its effects, especially on the peoples of Asia.

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Magazine Issue November 2019

Introducing November 2019 Issue | Change

Starting this month, we will be transforming Of B&B into a magazine, the way we had originally intended it to be. Every month, we will select a theme and explore literature through the lens of that theme. Sounds exciting?