After long holidays I am coming back to my book blog. One of my destinations this year was Johannesburg in South Africa. It was an amazing trip! I have never learnt so much about history and politics during such a short period of time! Unfortunately, I brought only three books from Johannesburg. The schedule was… Continue reading Mini book haul from Johannesburg
“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!
“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
Finally I have started my adventure with Stieg Larsson’s series. I must admit, the beginning of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is so slow and boring that I almost gave up on it. However, usually I do not abandon books so easily and after day or two I picked it up again. Soon I… Continue reading The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson. Sandinavian Masterpiece
Nothing makes me happier than buying books for low prices. There are only a few places where you can purchase cheap books in Dubai. One of my favourite places is House of Prose, a second-hand bookstore, where I bought Princess…a book that you can see in every bookstore around the city. Through Jean Sasson, Sultana,… Continue reading Princess by Jean Sasson