Stambuł. W Oparach Miejskiego Absurdu – Agata Wielgołaska

Traditionally let's start from the title: Istanbul. In the fumes of urban absurd. I know, it's an awful translation, but that's all my brain can do today. I got this book from my mum. We went together to Istanbul in 2012 and it was a fantastic trip, we both fell in love with the city …

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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft – Stephen King

I bought this book towards the end of last year when I knew we were moving to a bigger apartment. The idea was that we'll turn the second bedroom into an office and I'll have a 'room of one's own' (another book on my TBR). This was supposed to give me the mental space to …

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Grief is the Thing with Feathers – Max Porter – Quotes

I lay back, resigned, and wished my wife wasn't dead. I wished I wasn't lying terrified in a giant bird embrace in my hallway. I wished I hadn't been obsessing about this thing just when the greatest tragedy of my life occurred. These were factual yearnings. It was bitterly wonderful. I had some clarity. But …

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