Lala – Jacek Dehnel

I enjoy Jacek Dehnel's writing immensely, both his prose (Balzakiana, Krivoklat) and his reactions to events in Poland that he posts on his FB account (some of them later translated and published in the likes fo Guardian). And I've had Lala on my shelf for a few years now, in a beautiful Polish edition. Yet I was …

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Born Lippy – Jo Brand

You know all this talking how lockdown brought people closer together and made them nicer? Well, I've actually seen some of it happened in my block of flats, small scale, but there's a difference. I think most of the apartments are for rent, it is London, so you can safely assume no one knows any …

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Odwiedziny. Rozmowy od dizajnie – Aleksandra Koperda

I have to admit to a little dirty secret. As I walk in the cites I visit, one of my favorite pleasures, especially at dusk, is looking into people's homes. I'm insatiably curious to see how other people's houses are furnished and decorated. Always amazed by the endless ways we can live our life. And …

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How Did We Get Into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature – George Monbiot

This one I bought what feels like a lifetime ago in Bookmarks in London, during my 12 bookshops for 12 months project in 2018. It was the day of my October bookshop crawl, where the spoils were abundant, I think only now I'm getting them under control. Having just finished Returning to Reims (review in the …

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