We all think of certain things when we think about fall. Golden, crispy leaves falling from trees, chilly nights, Halloween preparations, allspice and cinnamon, the end of the school year (finally). Most of what I associate with fall, however, comes from literature and movies. Where I am from, fall is stealthy and subtle: the rainy… Continue reading Favourite Fall Reads
"You are aware, of course, that somewhere over the horizon there are mighty cities, busy factories, crowded freeways, but here in this part of the country, where woods drape the landscape for as far as the eye can see, the forest rules." A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail was first… Continue reading Bill Bryson’s Walk in the Woods
Whoever has set out on a journey into the wild has always found some of the wilderness within.
Now that the World Cup is about to reach its finale, I thought it'd be a good idea to share some of my favourite Russian reads. From old classics to modern classics, prose and poetry, here are the books that come to mind whenever anything Russian is on the news. Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky… Continue reading My Favourite Russian Reads
June is over. Here are my favourite books of the first half of 2018.
Five books that will get you through that long flight.
Five books that inspired me to get out there.