I have a new favourite fried chicken joint. ‘Two Peck’ Fried Chicken in Taiwan is possibly the most sensational fried chicken I have ever tasted. The franchises have branched out like wildfire since the first store opened in 2005, and there’s good reason. The shop fronts are tiny, but the fried chicken breasts are massive.
It could very well be that the first book I read in 2014 might be the best book I’ll read all year. Stoner is an unusual book. It has a fairly “meh” title. It’s written by an American academic and poet by the name of John Williams, who only published four books during his career
I find long-term abduction stories fascinating. What kind of a person could do something so cruel to another human being? What kind of human being could live through such cruelty? A few years back I read Alan Hall’s Monster (review here), a horrific investigative study into the case of Josef Fritzl, who kept his biological daughter
I had been wanting to read Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower since watching his film adaptation — starring Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman), Hermoine (Emma Watson) and Kevin (Ezra Miller) – earlier this year, a film (review here) that will most probably land in my top 10 for 2012 when I finally get around