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Elena Ferrante: ”L’amica geniale”/Min fantastiska vännina/My Brilliant Friend

I Love Naples, and I love this book.

Jag älskar Neapel, som jag älskar denna bok. Ferrante inleder med ett citat ur Goethes Faust “en människa har lätt att bli lat … därför ger jag henne gärna till kamrat en djävul som skall driva på och fäkta. 213 more words


On The Bookshelf - The Joy Plan by Kaia Roman

Joy is interesting. In my own life there have been times joy was plentiful and an easy state of being to achieve – and at other times something that has seemed elusive and lacking. 569 more words

Life Real Raw Broken Beautiful

Himmel meine Shuhe!

Författare :Georg Fröschel
Buchschmuck von Hans Kossatz
Illustration: Hans Kossatz

Each chapter begins with a black and white picture.  This book was part of my education, when I studied the German language at school.


Jane Eyre: The Past and the Present

I’m rereading Jane Eyre, because do I really need a reason? And it’s reminding me that the Jane who has taken residence in my head – the calm, passionate, but reasoning, principled Jane – is only a finished product. 402 more words

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Pride and prejudice/ stolthet och fördom

Jane Austen skev förmodligen sina romaner med en fjäderpenna  och mer än hundra år senare  i ett helt annat land  klev jag in genom dörren till hennes berättelse. 788 more words


Binti: A Bildungsroman Out of This World

I’m always excited to get my hands on a novel that falls into the New Adult category. “New Adult” is the little known label for books that chronicle the experiences of those who are post high school/secondary education age, and trying to figure out their next step in the world. 511 more words

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On the Bookshelf -Only Love Today by Rachel Macy Stafford

I have been following the inspirational writing and work of Rachel Macy Stafford for a couple of years via her blog and Facebook page The Hands Free Revolution… 412 more words

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