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Ten Recent Reads (Some Good/Some Bad)

Mr. B. A. D. Plowman "Brendan"
 
The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil: (Includes the 'In Persuasion Nation' Collection)
The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil: (Includes the 'In Persuasion Nation' Collection)
"Superb short stories - surreal, satirical, hilarious and frequently moving. Also check out PASTORALIA. 9/10"
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
"Murakami's jogging memoirs. Occasionally mesmerising. Occasionally tedious. Overall rating - 7/10"
Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor
Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor
"A fascinating insight into the first year of a junior doctor. At turns terrifying, heartbreaking and highly amusing. 9/10"
Portnoy's Complaint
Portnoy's Complaint
"I initially had a good chuckle at this, but soon found the narrator's constant vitriol rather tiresome. 6/10"
Moon Palace
Moon Palace
"Paul Auster weaves an intoxicating tale concerning one Marco Stanley Fogg. Astonishingly good. 10/10"
Flowers For Algernon (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
Flowers For Algernon (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
"I had high hopes for this, but ultimately found the prose too basic and uninspiring. Still...a quick, easy read. 6/10"
The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories (Penguin Modern Classics)
The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories (Penguin Modern Classics)
"Dark fantasies that are frequently preposterous! In a good way. 7/10"
Twilight
Twilight
"Disappointing. Gay tries damn hard to conjure up vivid imagery with his prose, but...he fails. 5/10"
Sepharad
Sepharad
"Poetic tales of human beings in exile. One of the most profoundly moving books I have ever read. 10/10"
If This Is a Man / The Truce
If This Is a Man / The Truce
"Two books that simply NEED to be read. Educational. Unforgettable. 10/10"