Category Archives: Bookish things and reviews

How ‘Stuck in a Book’ and ‘The Readers’ saved me from reader’s block

Last June, after submitting my final essay for uni, the final essay of the final year, I sat at the library stupefied. I had dreamt of that day for the last four years. I enjoyed studying a lot (so much … Continue reading

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A few thoughts on The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami

What I liked about The Strange Library in a snapshot: It is a beautifully produced hardback full of unusual, quirky illustrations and graphic designs. The images, photographs and collages keep the reader entertained and alert. It is written by one … Continue reading

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The Miniaturist and my trip to a very special toy shop…

I picked up Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist in December on one of those days when none of my books at home and on my Nook seemed to be enticing enough. When I feel like that I usually go to a … Continue reading

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