My Non-Fiction Books of 2020

A few days ago I published My Fiction Books of 2020, so now for New Year’s Eve let’s see what came out of the non-fiction shelf. I noticed the older I get the more non-fiction I read, and generally, I enjoy it a lot. It challenges me more than fiction. Which makes sense as it …

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My Fiction Books of 2020

Merry Christmas!!! I hope you are having a wonderful time with your loved ones, even if due to circumstances known, it has to be done remotely. Weird year as it was it is finally time to sum things up and see the back of it! When the pandemic hit Europe I fell into a complete …

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Grimm Tales for Young and Old – Philip Pullman (Retelling), Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

Of course we can argue which fairy tales are the most famous. With contenders such as Aesop, Andersen and Perrault, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm may not be the winners for everyone. But there is a category in fairy tale Oscars in which they will always get a prize - the most bloody of them all. …

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman – Quotes

I was neither curvaceous nor waif-like. I was normal-sized and normal-faced ( on one side anyway). Did men ever look in the mirror, I wondered, and find themselves wanting in deeply fundamental ways? When they opened a newspaper or watched a film, were they presented with nothing but exceptionally handsome young men, and did this …

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