5 Books to Gift this Valentine’s Day
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5 Books to Gift this Valentine’s Day


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Valentine’s Day is approaching and whether you’re romantically in love, single, or anything in between Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to just be about roses, chocolates, and platters of oysters. For me, Valentine’s … Continue reading

My Ultimate Books to Re-read
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My Ultimate Books to Re-read


I have re-read a lot of books because of my studies, however, this usually means that the re-reading is out of necessity and not total indulgence. In saying that, there are three books that I keep returning to throughout my life because they are just so great. Each time I read them again, I feel … Continue reading

Interview fail: Han Kang author event at the Kaufleuten in Zurich
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Interview fail: Han Kang author event at the Kaufleuten in Zurich


I have been attending author events at the Kaufleuten in Zurich since I moved to Switzerland. They are great things for the community and I think they can encourage reading, multilingual boarder-crossing, and intellectual discussions about literature from around the world. I recently went to Han Kang’s talk/interview about her book, The Vegetarian. I have … Continue reading

Where is the body, where is the soul?: A review of Han Kang’s “Human Acts”
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Where is the body, where is the soul?: A review of Han Kang’s “Human Acts”


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Han Kang is one of my new favourite authors. Her latest novel, “The Vegetarian”, is such an intriguing look into the human psyche. Her novel, “Human Acts” was translated into English and … Continue reading

A Modern South Korean Thriller: a review of Han Kang’s “The Vegetarian”
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A Modern South Korean Thriller: a review of Han Kang’s “The Vegetarian”


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. I bought this book in Helsinki last weekend. It might seem strange to go to Finland and buy a South Korean novel, but I had been looking for this book with this … Continue reading