Books by Michaela August

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House of Memory

Isn’t it amazing what tiny details one remembers from one’s school days? Whereas whole years of chemistry and physics seem to have left my brain remarkably untouched, I couldn’t help thinking of a short quote from Oscar Wilde while I was reading Michaela August’s House of Memory. Reading it ...

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Glass Souls

Call me food-obsessed, but reading irrevocably brings out the gourmand in me. Not only do I tend to nibble away on something chocolate-related when I read, but some books also seem to provoke metaphors straight out of the kitchen from me. Michaela August’s Glass Souls is such a book. It is a hotpo ...

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Sweeter Than Wine

"Oh, no," I thought, when I got a copy of the uncorrected proofs for Sweeter than Wine. "Here's a book that wasn't good enough to be accepted by one of the mainstream publishers, and I have to slog through it." I have rarely been more delighted to revise my initial impression. This is a marvelous st ...