“Suppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a color.” Maggie Nelson I don't think so many friends have recommended me the same book which such vehemence in any other occasion. Before reading Bluets I was already hyped and I had never read anything by Maggie Nelson and I thought... Continue Reading →
I first heard of Ottessa Moshfegh's novel My Year of Rest and Relaxation it on Instagram. Everybody was talking about it, I saw pictures of the book everywhere. The reviews, however, were not all good: a masterpiece, a cheap piece of shock literature, a groundbreaking story, an immensely boring book... everybody had a different opinion... Continue Reading →
I just read one of those books everybody reads in high school. Since I can remember being a reader and making reading lists, Steppenwolf has been on my radar; many people in several different places and contexts had recommended the book to me, and I can't really say why it took me so long to... Continue Reading →
2020 was a terrible year for almost everyone and everything. However, books were a silver lining for many of us and confinement is definitely an excuse for reading through the day.
For my last spooky read of the year (it's almost Christmas!) I chose an author I'm familiar with. I've been a fan of Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House and We Have Always Lived in the Castle because they really scared me, although not in a way that most horror books do. Shirley Jackson's... Continue Reading →
The last couple of months have been quite hectic, but since it was a scary book that got me out of my reading slump and it's that time of the year again, I thought I'd make the time to list the 10 books that have scared me the most, in case you're up for a... Continue Reading →