Bookish news and other goodies #4

Hello, dear readers, and welcome to a new chatty post about bookish news, cool projects and other cultural stuff. Today we'll talk about the London Book and Screen Week, a new book-inspired TV series and a bookish website with many resources. Here we go! § Cultural celebration at London If you're in London between 9th and 15th of April, … Continue reading Bookish news and other goodies #4

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Book covers around the world: The Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante

Welcome to a new bookish journey around the world! Quite recently I read My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante, and in that blog post I was mentioning how unattractive I found the book covers of the series. So I was curious to see whether other editions are better-looking ... and fortunately the answer is "yes!". … Continue reading Book covers around the world: The Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante

A coming-of-age story in Naples, Italy: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

What comes to mind when you think about Italy? La vita è bella, pizza, Vespa, Romeo & Juliet? After reading My Brilliant Friend, you can add something else to the list: Naples and the Neapolitan novels. "My Brilliant Friend" is the first book of the four Neapolitan novels (where Neapolitan refers to pertaining to Naples), … Continue reading A coming-of-age story in Naples, Italy: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante