Poisonous jellyfish, dysfunctional families, unlikely friendships and mice.
"«Where» is the primal question, rather than «when», «how», or «who»".
700 hundred pages of suffering and a very handsome priest.
April is gone! We are almost halfway through 2019 already. Even though I am way behind in my reading challenge, I had the chance to read some memorable stories. Shirley by Charlotte Brontë I just love Charlotte Brontë. I have read Jane Eyre many times and Villette twice, they're just wonderful novels. So the next … Continue reading What I Read: April
Four cringe-worthy (in the best way) reads.
Life has been so busy lately! Work has been a bit in the way of my reading, which means I've been only reading a bit before bed. Anyway, I managed to finish The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah last week. I had never read anything by her before —or anything written after 1970 in a … Continue reading The Wilderness Within: Kristin Hannah’s The Great Alone
Sometimes you just can afford to read.
As you may know, recently I finally got down to reading Walden by Henry David Thoreau. Thoureau had fascinated me since I studied some of his essays in university, mostly because I believe he's one of the few thinkers who really put his money where his mouth was: his lifestyle was always coherent with his … Continue reading Lives Without Principle: Thoreau and Our Complex Times
"You see, there is responsibility in being a person. It's more than just taking up space where air would be."
Love's complicated. And so are some of these books.
John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley in Search of America
An ode to literature.