Ten little Indian boys went out to dine; One choked his little self and then there were nine. Nine little Indian boys sat up very late; One overslept himself and then there were eight ..." That's how the play on 3rd of November started - with this well-known poem transformed into a creepy song. If … Continue reading Theatre Review: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
Welcome to another bookish discussion! Today's topic is antilibraries: yay or nay? Some time ago I read a short book-related article called "The Antilibrary: Why Unread Books Are The Most Important". The concept "antilibrary" was coined by Nassim Taleb in his book "The Black Swan" and it is defined as follows: The library should contain … Continue reading Let’s talk about antilibraries: yay or nay?
It's been more than 1 year since I started WanderBooks - the initiative of sending my books for free to readers eager to read them. Now it's time for a yearly review of WanderBooks! This is how WanderBooks statistics look like at the moment: 📚 18 WanderBooks travelling in the world 🏁 14 countries reached 🌎 3 continents … Continue reading Sending books for free in the world: 1 year of WanderBooks
Earlier this Autumn I read a nice post that inspired me to create this one. The post was written by Joce from Write Through The Night and it was about lists of books "to read before you're 20". As I am well past my 20s, I am going to use BookBuB's list "40 Books to Read … Continue reading Reading inspiration: 40 Books to Read Before You’re 30 (adorable illustrations included)
Welcome to a new post of the "Get to know the writer" series! These posts present (famous) authors, focusing not as much on their literary careers but more on their personal lives. I think the beauty of books lies not only in the stories contained but also in the stories of their writers and the broader … Continue reading Get to know the writer: John Steinbeck
The Fall Book Tag seems like a great opportunity to celebrate the beginning of Fall in a bookish and autumn-ish manner. How to resist the temptation of thinking about comfy sweaters, bright colours, and howling winds? ♥ The Fall Book Tag was created by Bionic Book Worm, and I got inspired to do this tag by Adventures … Continue reading Autumn is calling: The Fall Book Tag
I am the type of person that usually asks for recommendations before buying books, and also buys one book at a time. However, during my recent summer holiday I felt so inspired to discover new books that I managed to buy seven (!) books in two weeks. Now I have my bookish stock full until … Continue reading Summer shopping spree or what I’m reading during the second half of the year