May round-up

May has been very gracious with the weather, it feels like from early spring we jumped right into summer and I am not going to complain about this. I love the sun and the warmth and I really hope it'll stay this way for another few months. What I cannot believe is that only 3 …

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Flights by Olga Tokarczuk wins The Man Booker International

I rarely do this, but it is a special occasion so I will give in to a tiny bout of patriotism. Flights by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Jennifer Croft has won 2018 Man Booker International prize. She is the first Polish writer to ever win the prize, so it is a special occasion. It is a …

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Persephone Books – 12 bookshops for 12 months – delayed March

With almost a month's delay I got back to my 2018 project. As I had to make up for March break in April I visited two bookshops, both on the same day, which was a good coincidence, as both are smaller compared to the previous ones (Hatchards and Daunt Books). I'll start with Persephone Books, …

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