Best books I read in 2018

By Saturday, December 29, 2018 0 , Permalink 0

Another year, another best-of list. I like writing these posts because it gives me an excuse to look back at everything I read over the last 12 months (close to 100 books!) and think about what stood out. As usual, I read a lot of amazing books in 2018, and judging from my ever-growing TBR list, ...

Judge the book cover: The Stranger

Depending on where you're from, the English title of Albert Camus' 1942 French novel L’Étranger will either be The Stranger (US) or The Outsider (UK). Why two different titles, you ask? There's actually an interesting article about that in The Guardian, but basically, it was sort of an accident. Regardless of the title, ...

Spring to-read list

By Tuesday, March 20, 2018 0 , , Permalink 0

I don't know about you but where I live, spring doesn't look very springlike yet. I'm hopeful that the change will happen soon, mostly because I'm tired of wearing my winter coat and I'd like to put my boots away for the season. But despite my eagerness for winter to end, spring isn't my favourite season. ...