Emigracja – Malcolm XD

It's been a while since I read a really funny book. This one I got from my mother and its popularity in Poland clearly proves it's not only me missing the funny side of literature. As always with Polish books let me translate the title (also because in this case it is refreshingly simple to …

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Everything I Never Told You – Celeste Ng

Here we are at the second book I bought on Amazon this year (the first being Circe, which I reviewed a few days ago). It was published 5 years ago and yet somehow I found Amazon pushing it on me, possibly because they had it lead their 100 best books of 2014. Either way, it made it's …

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Reporting the Troubles: Journalists tell their stories of the Northern Ireland conflict – Deric Henderson, Ivan Little

As riveting as the journalist's stories of the Troubles are this book had to wait a few months for its turn. I bought it last October, during the memorable bookshop crawl, in Housmans. I can now proudly say I read all the books I bought at Housmans (still a lot more reading to go through …

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Milkman – Anna Burns – Quotes

There was food and drink. The right butter. The wrong butter. The tea of allegiance. The tea of betrayal. He'd homed in on that flag issue, the flags-and-emblems issue, instinctive and emotional because flags were invented to be instinctive and emotional - often pathologically, narcissistically emotional - and he meant that flag of the country …

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