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“All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr (2014) – book review

No two persons ever read the same book.”

Emily St. John Mandel quoted Edmund Wilson at the recent book reading at Shakespeare and Company… 808 more words


How Kindle changed my relation to books and my latest "donation haul"

Well, I am a Kindle owner since December 2012. When I acquired my first Kindle I had to literally “import” it from Amazon, since they weren’t available in my country back then. 680 more words

Noisy Musings

Sugestão de fim-de-semana * Weekend suggestion

Visitar a exposição do momento.
Visit World Press Photo 2015 exhibit in Lisbon.

Preparar os óculos de sol e ir à praia.
Hold on to your sunglasses and go to the beach. 312 more words

Livros * Books

My Birthday, Books, and Movies!!!

Since last we met, I celebrated my birthday with family and very close friends that I also consider family.  My mom asked me what I wanted for my birthday dinner, and I replied, “Rubios”. 591 more words

Daily Blog


“The most expensive part of building is the mistakes.”
Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth

I believe, this is what gives it value.


Winter of the World

Two down, one to go.

Epic barely describes the sweep of Ken Follett’s Century Trilogy. He manages to insert a cast of Welsh, Russian, German and American characters into nearly every significant historic event (the Blitz, D-Day, the atomic bomb) in the lead up to and the aftermath of the Second World War. 165 more words