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The virtues of Sherlock Holmes

I am currently watching the Sherlock series, a televised 4-programme series created in the UK 2010. I love the Sherlock Holmes films and concept, and only wish I had the … Läs mer

4 december, 2012

A striking introduction

  I just started reading James Orbinski’s An Imperfect Offering: Dispatches From the Medical Frontline, a book I received a couple of days ago. After just two pages I was struck … Läs mer

29 november, 2012

New books

Once again, I have received a bunch of books. I ordered them from the Swedish book shop Bokia. As you may see, I have chosen books after a certain theme … Läs mer

28 november, 2012

New books – medical theme

I just ordered four new books, and once again they all share a common theme: medicine. I have a lot of literature, most of it purchased for money I probably … Läs mer

14 november, 2012

The red thread – culture

Life is an intertwined mess. The information overflow of modern society makes it so. The complexity of the human mind has always been there. These two might seem to inspire … Läs mer

21 september, 2012

Book review: Le Petit Prince

    It is France’s most sold novel, ever, which is pretty impressive not just in the competition of dozens of legendary philosophers and a vibrant cultural life overall (Le … Läs mer

9 september, 2012

Book review ”Half of a Yellow Sun”

Half of a Yellow Sun (2007), Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Title: Half of a Yellow Sun (2007) Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria) Grading: 5/5 Genre: Fiction, African Reminds me of: Animal Farm (George Orwell) … Läs mer

5 september, 2012 · 1 kommentar

Finished: ”Half of a Yellow Sun”, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The other day, I finished Half of a Yellow Sun, written by the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. I will not review the book just yet, I have to let it … Läs mer

30 augusti, 2012

Day 4: a book that made me cry

Referring back to this list. A book that made me cry. Hmm, should I really disclose something this private? Well, okey then. The first story to make my eyes tear … Läs mer

30 augusti, 2012

30-Day Book Challenge – day 1: Favourite book

So, this post refers to this list, the so called 30-day book challenge where bloggers and book nerds for 30 days answers a question from the list per day. Today, … Läs mer

26 augusti, 2012

30-day book challenge: day 0,5

I might be one or a couple years late with this, but I did not stumble upon this challenge until today. It is a project over 30 days, wherein a … Läs mer

25 augusti, 2012 · 2 kommentarer