Book Review: The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan

When a couple of months ago I asked the blog's readers for recommendations of books written by Australian authors, "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" by Richard Flanagan was one of the books I was told about (thank you, Robin!). The novel was awarded the 2014 Man Booker Prize, being described by the jury as … Continue reading Book Review: The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan

Unique bookstores in Bucharest, Romania

After sharing with you beautiful bookstores I visited in the Netherlands and Cambridge, it's time to tell you about 4 interesting and unique bookstores situated in my hometown - Bucharest, the capital city of Romania: Cărturești Carusel - The Carousel of Lights Humanitas Magheru & the Japanese store Takumi Librairie Kyralina - the only French bookstore … Continue reading Unique bookstores in Bucharest, Romania

Bookish news & other goodies #2

Hello, dear readers, and welcome to a new chatty post about bookish news, cool projects and other cultural stuff. Today you'll find here a touch of magic from London, news about a book fair in Bucharest, and a brief presentation of a cool modern library in Romania. Let's go! § Discover the history of magic from … Continue reading Bookish news & other goodies #2

My reading habits illustrated by #cinemagraphs

After reading the post Trang from Bookidote wrote about her reading habits, I felt inspired to share with you my reading habits. And to spice things up, I added some examples of visuals I fell in love with - cinemagraphs. Defined as "still photographs in which a minor and repeated movement occurs", cinemagraphs give the illusion … Continue reading My reading habits illustrated by #cinemagraphs

Bookish news & other goodies #1

Hello, dear readers! As I am always looking for bookish news, cool projects and other cultural stuff, I decided to create this new series where I share with you interesting things I discover (including links for more details). Without further ado, here's the first post of the series! Enjoy! § Books recommended by people we … Continue reading Bookish news & other goodies #1