Stanfords – 12 bookshops for 12 months – Book Haul

As I mentioned in my previous post, I did go a little bit over the top with buying books during my trip to Stanfords. I usually buy up to three books on my bookshop adventures, but this time I got carried away and bought eight, which probably is also a testament to how well the …

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Street Without a Name: Childhood and Other Misadventures in Bulgaria – Kapka Kassabova – Quotes

And now our Rorschach blur spills into the building of the world's worst-named airport, Vrajdebna. It means 'hostile'. At around that point, I began to suspect that something was wrong with us, or with where we lived. It was the mud. I watched my mother wash the pram from top to bottom every time we …

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Street Without a Name: Childhood and Other Misadventures in Bulgaria – Kapka Kassabova

I bought this book during my February trip to Daunt Books, where I was completely enchanted by the way the books are organized, by country rather than by genre or author. As I never read anything by a Bulgarian author I decided to close this gap and Kassabova's book was a good start I must …

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