Somewhere Close to Happy – Lia Louis

Before finally going to my family home in August (after six months of not seeing my mum) I succumbed and ordered subscriptions for three book boxes. One of the was with How Novel. It was the first to arrive, as I signed up just before their cut off date for book selection. The premise is …

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The Guilty Feminist – Deborah Frances-White

This year I seem to be reading a lot about feminism. For me, of course. Maybe looking for sisterhood, reassurance and expanding but also defining better my own opinions and thoughts by means of mental discussion with the books authors. Either way after reading Born Lippy by Jo Brand I found this book in my …

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Zrób Sobie Raj – Mariusz Szczygieł

Mariusz Szczygieł is a Polish journalist, at some point more known from his TV presence (he chaired one of the first Polish talk-shows) in the 2000s he focused again in writing. This is his third book I'm reading. I loved Gottland, his tribute to Czech Republic, blending beautifully the funny absurdities with quiet despair. Nie …

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