How’s the Pain? / Jak się ma Twój Ból? – Pascal Garnier

A small and thoughtfully slow exploration of the big things in life.  A few days ago I wrote about books in translation and this is the book that sparked the thought. I got it from my mum for Christmas, so yes, it is another in the long list of my gifts. It has a beautiful …

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Thinking about Books in Translation

It is a cliche, but the book market is dominated by English language fiction. But after ten years of living in the United Kingdom, I realized that here it is even more so. Actually, my Spanish teacher made me realize it when she asked me if I read any books by Spanish-speaking authors recently. I …

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Nobody Will Tell You This But Me: A True (as told to me) Story – Bess Kalb

And another one of the December 2020 gifts, this one is probably a birthday one. I timed it well with my birthday, it is too far from Christmas to give people and excuse to lump the gifts together, so I get them twice in one month. I start wondering if I'll ever again read a …

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Srebrne Skrzydła/Silver Tears – Camilla Läckberg

This is another Christmas gift from my Bigger Half, because he, correctly, assumed that I’d like the first one The Gilded Cage and would immediately like to jump to the second part of the story of Faye Adelheim. Without going into too much detail, in case you haven’t read the first part, Faye got her …

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