It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.1 As Gregor Samsa awoke that morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect.2 The dog was lying on the grass in the middle of the lawn in front of Mrs Shears’ house.3 Curiouser and curiouser!, cried Alice.4 ‘It’s today!’ said Piglet. ‘My favorite day,’ said Pooh.5

That was the day the Curious Book Fans site was born. We built a small room on the world wide web. The door is open for all readers who want to hear and talk about books. Welcome to our room full of books…

Read an interview with Sorayya Khan

Interview Sorayya Khan

One Day by David Nicholls, book review The House of the Mosque By Kader Abdolah, book review

Jay Parini’s - The Last Station, book review

Burying The Bones: Pearl Buck in China By Hilary Spurling, book review

Mini interview with Hilary Spurling, author of "Burying the Bones - Pearl Buck in China"

Mini interview with Hilary Spurling

Witness the Night By Kishwar Desai, book review Fidgety Fish and Friends By Paul Bright, Illustrated by Ruth Galloway, book review

Mukul Deva , author's interview

Mukul Deva, mini interview

The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger, book review I Want My Potty (Little Princess) By Tony Ross, Illustrated by Tony Ross, book review Mrs. Armitage: Queen of the Road By Quentin Blake, book review
The Hundred and Ninety-nine Steps By Michel Faber, book review This is How By M.J. Hyland, book review The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives By Lola Shoneyin, book review Way Things Look to Me (The) by Roopa Farooki - book review
Leiths Baking Bible by Susan Spaull, Fiona Burrell, book review Literary Trip to Delhi Life According to Lubka by Laurie Graham, book review Leaving India: My Family's Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents By Minal Hajratwala, book review
Practically Perfect By Katie Fforde, book review , book review The Walled City (Library of Modern Jewish Literature)  By Esther David India in Slow Motion By Mark Tully, By Gillian Wright, book review Masters and Commanders: The Military Geniuses Who Led the West to Victory in World War II By Andrew Roberts, book review
Girl, Interrupted By Susanna Kaysen, book review blueeyedboy by Joanne Harris, book review A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson, book review Romp in the Swamp  By (author) Ian Whybrow, Illustrated by Adrian Reynolds, book review
Purple Hibiscus By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, book review The Lovely Bones By Alice Sebold, book review The Road By Cormac McCarthy, book review The Fire Engine That Disappeared By Per Wahloo, By Major Maj Sjowall, book review

1 – 1984, George Orwell; 2 – The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka; 3 – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Mark Haddon; 4 – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll, 5 – The House at Pooh Corner, A.A. Milne