Death of the Author of the World: A Review of G. Willow Wilson’s The Bird King

“There is so a real poem,” said Fatima, annoyed. “The real Conference of the Birds was written by someone, by a real person. He had certain intentions. I want to know what they are. He wrote the poem for a reason, and the reason matters.” “Does it?” Vikram stretched his toes, revealing a row ofContinue reading “Death of the Author of the World: A Review of G. Willow Wilson’s The Bird King”

Which is It? Red Rising or The Hunger Games?

I just read a YA novel (first in a trilogy) set in a dystopian future in human civilisation where the underprivileged starving underclass from which the protagonist came from toils to serve the powerful governing caste that keeps the underclass in poverty and squalor with deceitful propaganda. The society they live in is so authoritarianContinue reading “Which is It? Red Rising or The Hunger Games?”

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