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My 10 favourite quotes on books and reading

Last week I was searching for inspirational quotes on books and reading for my work assignment. This motivated me to gather my favorite and inspirational quotes of writers, politicians and businessmen.  Definitely, some of the below quotes are not the most famous but they are special for me… humble booklover. “Whenever you read a good… Continue reading My 10 favourite quotes on books and reading

historical fiction

Far to go by Alison Pick. It is all about survival

Discrimination and attacks reach Jews in Czechoslovakia. Bauers, an affluent Jewish family, realize that the only way to survive is to flee the country. Unfortunately, it is too late for Pavel and Anneliese to escape. Still, their six year-old son Pepik has a chance to get on Kindertransport to go to the United Kingdom, where… Continue reading Far to go by Alison Pick. It is all about survival

Bez kategorii · nonfiction

Measuring the World by Daniel Kehlmann. Magical book about science!

“He did not believe in nothing, said Humboldt tickly. He believed in the abundance and richness of nature”   I simply fell in love with Measuring the World! A book about science but written like a fairy tale. This historical novel made me wreathed in smiles. Who would imagine that a book can give so much… Continue reading Measuring the World by Daniel Kehlmann. Magical book about science!

nonfiction

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

“The nation must know that its existence cannot be menaced with impunity by anyone, and that whoever lifts his hand against the State shall die of it”                                                                                                                                    Hitler Erik Larson’s In the Garden of Beasts is an exceptional body of research. Meticulously studied and documented, fascinating historical nonfiction. Must read book! In 1993 William E.… Continue reading In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

bookstore review

Booklover’s favourite places in Dubai

There are several places where readers can buy new and second- hand books in Dubai. In my opinion, some of those places are particularly noteworthy because of offered collections and great atmosphere. Book World by Kinokuniya at Dubai Mall                                              This marvellous and the biggest bookshop in UAE is located at Dubai Mall. Although the Mall is… Continue reading Booklover’s favourite places in Dubai