Book Review: Flights by Olga Tokarczuk

Title:  Flights Author: Olga Tokarczuk Publisher: Riverhead Books Page Count: 403 Publication Date: 2018 Category/Genre: Fiction, Short Stories, European Literature, Cultural, Travel, Contemporary, Essays Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.81) My Rating: ★★★★☆(4) From the incomparably original Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk, Flights interweaves reflections on travel with an in-depth exploration of the human body, broaching life, death, motion, and migration. Chopin’s heart is … Continue reading Book Review: Flights by Olga Tokarczuk

August Reading Challenge: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

For the 2019 Reading Challenge, where I was supposed to be selecting a book to read to a child, I had chosen to (re)read the famed French story The Little Prince. This poetic tale is of a little boy who strikes out on his own and begins to understand the world through his encounters with … Continue reading August Reading Challenge: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

January Bookclub: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Title:  Turtles All the Way Down Author: John Green Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers Page Count: 288 Publication Date: 2017 Category/Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Young Adult Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4) It all begins with a fugitive billionaire and the promise of a cash reward. Turtles All the Way Down is about lifelong friendship, the intimacy of an unexpected … Continue reading January Bookclub: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green