The Hidden Life of Trees – Peter Wohlleben

Everyone was raving about this book when it was first translated to English in 2017. Typically for me, I missed all the hype. I start thinking that this is a self-preservation measure on my side to save me from too high hopes. Because of that I only started hunting for this book in 2019 once …

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The Bayeux Tapestry – Pierre Bouet, Francois Neveux

It was a bit of a cheat on my side, I have to admit. I acquired this book in the museum store in Bayeux, after seeing the said tapestry, during my vacation with my mum in northern France. So not really a typical reading or reviewing matter, yet I gladly read it for the subject …

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I Know What I Am. The Life and Times of Artemisia Gentileschi – Gina Siciliano

Allow me to start with a small disclosure: I am no graphic novel expert. It is new territory for me. And an interesting one at that, since the challenges the author has to face are inherently different from the classic novel. Consider for example space, there simply is not enough of it for extensive descriptions …

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