Book covers around the world: The Book of Mirrors by E.O. Chirovici

Welcome to a new bookish journey around the world! In this post we are talking about the book covers of The Book of Mirrors by E.O.Chirovici, an international bestseller published in 38 countries (Twitter/EugenOChirovici). As I greatly enjoyed reading this book, I was really curious how its covers were illustrated around the world and I made … Continue reading Book covers around the world: The Book of Mirrors by E.O. Chirovici

Books written by Australian writers I’m going to read – follow-up post

Hey there! One week ago I asked you what books written by Australian writers do you recommend reading. Today I come back with a follow-up post, to tell you what books I discovered and I'm going to read. Starting from the recommendations I've received on the blog (thanks a lot!), I did a little bit … Continue reading Books written by Australian writers I’m going to read – follow-up post

What books written by Australian writers do you recommend reading?

Dear readers, Today I come to you with a rather unusual post, asking for your help. In a nutshell, I am interested in reading books written by Australian writers, but the information on the web is not as helpful as I was hoping. So I am asking you: What books written by Australian writers do … Continue reading What books written by Australian writers do you recommend reading?

Book clubs powered by celebrities: wanna join?

While some might say that books are old-fashioned, there are many others that say books are so cool! (myself included). Among the ones in the latter category are five celebrities that not only love reading, but they also started book-related communities to spread even more their interest in books. If you're curious who they are … Continue reading Book clubs powered by celebrities: wanna join?

Book & TV Series Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Women's position in society has been a long-debated topic, starting from women's rights to wage inequality and discrimination. It is also the leitmotif of The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, a dystopian novel about a society where fertility is a major issue and fertile women, called handmaids, are obliged to give birth for rich families. In a nutshell, … Continue reading Book & TV Series Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Books+Tech: Book brought to life using Augmented Reality

We continue our tech-related series with a post about the Interactive Tabletop developed by Sony Future Lab, an R&D department of the Japanese multinational corporation. The Interactive Tabletop is a projector that not only lightens up a surface, but it also makes it a touch-sensitive display, bringing it to life. Using depth sensors and motion tracking, the … Continue reading Books+Tech: Book brought to life using Augmented Reality

Book Review: East of Eden by John Steinbeck

East of Eden is the second book written by the Nobel and Pulitzer winner John Steinbeck that I read, after previously reading the short story The Pearl. Considered by Steinbeck his magnum opus*, East of Eden is a book about family and brotherhood, about good and evil, about jealousy and pride, and about the way history repeats … Continue reading Book Review: East of Eden by John Steinbeck