The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society | Book Review

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society | Book Review

Title: The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society Authors: Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows Publisher: Bloomsbury Date of publication: 2008 I was in Glasgow Train Station when I spotted this book on a shelf in Waterstones. I already saw the movie trailer and I was waiting for it to be available in my country, but when I saw the novel I thought “I have to read it.”

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A Christmas Carol – Book Review

A Christmas Carol – Book Review

Title: A Christmas Carol Author: Charles Dickens Date: 1843 Today is my last day of holidays, since tomorrow will be spent between three different airports to go back home. So, what better, during my last day of Christmas vacation, than writing about the most Christmassy book ever? This work of art by Charles Dickens is my first book of 2018. I had it there, on my Italian shelf,

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The Little Book of Hygge – Book Review

The Little Book of Hygge – Book Review

    A Dane once told me: “To understand hygge, you have to live it“ While waiting for that experience to reach me, I do what I always do when something interests me: I read about it. If I should sum up what I got from this book in one sentence, I would say that hygge is that time spent with people you love, feeling comfortable

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642 Things to Write About – Book Review

642 Things to Write About – Book Review

I got another book today: “642 Things to Write About“! Yes, I know, what a news. But the nice thing about this book is that is an inspiration spring for writers. My new friend has 642 different writing prompts, a few about personal stuff, others about hypotetical moments that you have to imagine and write about. Here are a few examples: You are Frankestein. Write

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The Year of Living Danishly – Book Review

The Year of Living Danishly – Book Review

This book has accompanied me during my dreaming ride of making Denmark my home, and while I still work on that, here’s a well deserved review of one of my now favourite authors’ first book: “The Year of Living Danishly”! 354 pages of a continuous surprise; Helen Russell is a great writer with an amazing irony that will make you laugh during the entire

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#Resist! | A zine by Miriam Frei

#Resist! | A zine by Miriam Frei

Let love be your answer Decades ago, writers used to meet and talk in Literary Cafés, beautiful and elegant places where they could sit down; drink coffee, tea or, more likely, alcohol; and chat about new ideas, share thoughts and do a lot of reading. Nowadays, life is easier (And, I must admit, lacks a little of charm) with the internet; writers can sit

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The girl on the train – Book Review

The girl on the train – Book Review

No spoilers on this article, I swear. If you are one of those people who, book concerning, don’t follow the crowd too, you might now be thinking “What? That book again? Where is the get out of here button?” But this time my good reader sense has to stop you right there. I usually take the distance from the popular printed paper, I much prefer reading

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