Duchologia polska: Rzeczy i ludzie w latach transformacji – Olga Drenda

Let's start with a bad translation of the title, to give you an idea what it's about: Polish ghostology: Things and people in the years of transformation. A bad one, I know... but bear with me. The years of transformation in Poland denote the period when communism ended and democracy started, there are no strict …

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My Sunshine Away – M. O. Walsh

It was one of those books that lingered on my Kindle for years, waiting for its time. It finally came in February, during my vacation on Tenerife. In the last few years I've been mostly reading paper books, so my Kindle typically only gets looked at when I'm on holiday. We're moving to Baton Rouge, …

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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of Family and Culture in Crisis – J. D. Vance

I read this book a few weeks ago, so to refresh my memory I went through my notes, but I also went on Goodreads, to take a look at some of the comments and reviews. I must admit I did not expect such a heated discussion. Being from Europe and only having been to the …

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