“Swallowing Geography is less than a hundred pages, and I am having a hard time reading it in one sitting. Also, that the fuck is happening?! Where the hell is she this time?!” Aside from being a supposedly short read, I found the book cover design very appealing. The word ‘geography’ in the title has … Read more
I came across a book about Guyana that’s perfect for my armchair traveling goals!
as many countries in the world as possible through movies, I decided to watch Grbavica: Land of My Dreams, a movie from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Are you a fellow bookworm traveling to the Czech Republic soon? You might wanna read these 5 books about Czech Republic before visiting. The Good Soldier Svejk (Jaroslav Hasek) The inspiration for such works as Joseph Heller’s Catch-22, Jaroslav Hašek’s black satire The Good Soldier Švejk is translated with an introduction by Cecil Parrott in Penguin Classics. Good-natured and garrulous, … Read more
Are you a fellow bookworm traveling to Croatia soon? You might wanna read these 5 books about Croatia before visiting.
Are you a fellow bookworm traveling to Bosnia and Herzegovina soon? You might wanna read these 5 books about Bosnia and Herzegovina before visiting.
Are you a fellow bookworm traveling to Austria soon? You might wanna read these 10 books about Austria before visiting.
Hey! I publicly committed to read 100 books this 2022, and I was so excited so I started early (yay!). Anyhoo, here are the books I read for my December 2021 monthly wrap-up.
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman My rating: 5 of 5 stars At first, I thought this is just a typical ‘grumpy old man’ story, and I was wondering why that Conde Nast article on Ambassador’s book suggestions before we go to their countries included this book. Upon reading the synopsis provided in the … Read more
One Thousand Stars and You by Isabelle Broom My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was looking for a book with Sri Lanka as a setting when I came across this book. It was an easy read, and the author provided a very detailed description of the things happening around on each scene, making you … Read more
Investigations of a Dog by Franz Kafka My rating: 3 of 5 stars Franz Kafka has written this short story in a perspective of a dog. It was very difficult to read given the long sentences and, lack of cohesion, and a lot of unfamiliar English words. I’ve been reading reviews about readers giving up … Read more
A Disobedient Girl by Ru Freeman My rating: 4 of 5 stars After having read and liked other novels about/set in Sri Lanka, I decided to give this one a try. However, I feel like I have to Google every jargon or term that has something to do with Sri Lanka culture in order to … Read more
As a feminist, I highly recommend this brilliant Russian classic read.
I can’t believe I will be able to relate to a fictional Professor from a story written in 1894. Bravo, Chekhov.