Articles by Elaine Lau

‘Manhattan Beach’ by Jennifer Egan

Who: Jennifer Egan won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for the postmodern novel, A Visit From the Goon Squad. She takes a more traditional storytelling approach with historical novel Manhattan Beach, published last year….

‘Frankenstein’ turns 200 today

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus, published 200 years ago on Jan 1, 1818, is still among the foremost novels dealing with the themes of unfettered human creativity and the consequences thereof. Frankenstein, for…

The best YA books of 2017 to read now

Whether you’re new to the young adult genre or a seasoned reader, you’d find one on this list to bury your nose in. These compelling and imaginative titles are the best YA reads of 2017…