Top 5 | Banned Books

Today’s top 5 is in honour of freedom – freedom of speech, freedom of thought and freedom of writing and reading. We have all witnessed the renewed interest for books like 1984 since the inauguration of the 45th president of the USA and I wanted to stress the importance of the fact that we are able to read everything we want and use that to express ourselves and to protest. Continue reading “Top 5 | Banned Books”

January Wrap Up

The closer the deadline for my master thesis approaches, the less I get to read for pleasure. Too bad, but hey: first things first! The point is that after a long day of working behind my laptop and reading essays, papers and books on other books, I cannot relax with … a book. I just want to curl up on the couch and watch Elementary or The Crown. Still, January was a relatively good month: four books read! Continue reading “January Wrap Up”

Cover Love #5 Legends From the Ancient North

It’s time for another cover love blog post. ‘Cause who doesn’t like a beautifully designed book? As always, Penguin knows how to design a classic, so today it’s time for the Legends From the Ancient North … Continue reading “Cover Love #5 Legends From the Ancient North”

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Title: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Author: Unknown
Translator: Bernard O’Donoghue
Published: 2013 (from the 14th century)
Language: English (translated from Middle English)
Pages: 128
Rating: 4/5
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January Book Haul

A very modest little book haul this January – I’m really trying to buy less books and spend my money only on books that I know I love. I’m trying to complete a few collection, but I’m also continuously starting new ones. There are four books this month! Continue reading “January Book Haul”