Book || What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours – Helen Oyeyemi

This is more of a book recommendation than a book review, as I’m very taken with this short story collection :). The stories in What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours are bound together by themes, motifs, and characters that seem to slip through your fingers at the end of a story, only to resurface, … More Book || What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours – Helen Oyeyemi

Book || The Bastard of Istanbul – Elif Shafak

One rainy afternoon in Istanbul, a nineteen-year-old, unmarried woman walks into a doctor’s surgery. ‘I need to have an abortion,’ she announces. Twenty years later, Asya Kazanci lives with her extended family in Istanbul. All the Kazanci men die in their early forties, victims of the mysterious family curse, so it is a house of … More Book || The Bastard of Istanbul – Elif Shafak