Der nasse Fisch – Volker Kutscher

One of my Christmas gifts! It took me a while to read it, but I made it, my second completed book in German! Very proud of myself. Also I discovered or rather remembered that when I was learning English the first books I read in English were actually Grisham's book, so also sort of crime/court …

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Księżyc z Peweksu. O luksusie w PRL – Aleksandra Boćkowska

Let me start by roughly translating the title: The moon from Pewex. About luxury in PRL. This is basically what the book is about, the author tries to define what was considered a luxury in Polish People's Republic (PRL). I was looking forward to that read, as I lived the first six years of my …

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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit – Jeanette Winterson

I probably already mentioned in five other posts how I bought Why Be Happy if You Could be Normal? by complete accident and absolutely fell in love with this book. A logical consequence of that had to be reading Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. It took me almost two years but finally I made the step. …

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