No, it’s not a belated April’s Fool’s joke, it’s actually me! I’m finally back from my 3 month hibernation where I found a job, moved to another country and, alas, didn’t have a lot of time to dedicate to this!

Top 5 Books I Read in 2018

It’s that odd week sandwiched between Christmas and New Year’s Eve where you find yourself sitting on the loo, scrolling through social media and feeling a sharp pang of existential dread when you realise it’s going to be 2019 in 5 days. And how on this godforsaken Earth did that happen?

#GrinchReview: “How to Stop Time” by Matt Haig

[Versione italiana!] What is it about popular books that makes you feel bad if you don’t end up liking them? Probably just a truckload of disappointment.  Love is where you find the meaning. Those seven years I was with her contained more than anything else. Do you understand? You can take all the years before…

“Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman

The first thing I feel I should say about Eleanor Oliphant is that it’s completely different from what I expected. I went into it expecting either a) a literary fiction book about loneliness in the modern age or b) a Bridget Jones-style fake memoir of a lonely single woman. In short, I thought Eleanor Oliphant…

“Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit” by Jeanette Winterson

“Some folks say I’m a fool, but there’s more to this world than meets the eye.” I waited quietly. “There’s this world,” she banged the wall graphically, “and then there’s this world,” she thumped her chest. “If you want to make sense of either, you have to take notice of both.”