Tag: book review

To my Tracy

New Year’s first accomplishment in book is by Zadie Smith. Not the first Zadie Smith, certainly not the last one. For this super length book, I ventured again with Audio books (ca. 17 hours unabridged). […]

Slaughterhouse/Charnel house

Bought this book three years ago, much later than I heard this book (Slaughterhouse 5). I’ve read Vonnegut’s other books in translation, much earlier, but what only remains is “his attitude”, which later on I […]

Revisiting Haruki Murakami

There are wells, deep wells, dug in our hearts. Birds fly over them. — Hear the Wind Sing/Pinball 1973 Haruki Murakami’s Norwegian Wood squeezed in the leftist side of mom’s bookshelf in a really low […]

a review of The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly

This book got great reviews. I brought it because people were comparing this fable to Animal Farm. In the beginning, it feels really like Animal Farm, one could hear echoes at the bottom of one’s […]