All posts filed under: Books

The Place of the Books

Българска версия може да откриeте под английската. In his essay Brief Notes on the Art and Manner of Arranging One’s Books Georges Perec says that every library answers a twofold need, which is often also a twofold obsession: that of conserving certain objects (books) and that of organizing […]

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September jollies

September list of Pleasures City of Thieves by David Benioff I spent a week leafing trough the adventures of the half-Jew Lev and the young soldier Kolya on the way to accomplishing their secret mission: to find a dozen of eggs in time of war. […]

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A letter to a friend: San Francisco

Dear San Francisco, Perhaps you are now still under the blankets of your bed overlooking the beautiful morning cityscape captured in the frame of your window, or you are already having a cup of your long brewed coffee, planning to meet some friends for brunch […]

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Venice

Seasonal list of pleasures

Sunday afternoon finds me on a bench in Giardino della Guastala, facing the colourful building of the Synagogue. Life is good. Children, generously covered with sticky ice-cream stains are playing in the sight of their talkative parents. Young lady in jeans is walking a chocolate […]

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#readwomen2014

Women have to break their silence. They have to write. Elif Shafak, Black Milk Recently Time Magazine posted an article on the reading habits of the Americans. According to the Pew report, the adult readers could be brought to 82% female and 69% male. Further […]

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Honour, Elif Shafak

Those who hear, those who see

The summer is at its height. I spend serious part of my time in brainstorming the structure of my Master thesis writing on Women’s digital activism or trying to figure out how new media and technology could enhance women’s participation in economic and political life […]

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A Book Journal

Thinking back of the good old school days I could recall that in the last day before the summer vacation we were given a list of books to read during the break. Being a voracious reader myself I have been waiting for this list with […]

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