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Many Stories in the Tongues of Animals

Dear book lovers, today I am going to talk about ‘the stories in the tongues of animals’. Got confused? Ok, do not get puzzled. Let’s solve the mystery. 765 more words

Book Review

Adoringly Awkward

I’ve been mulling over the movie Adore (aka Two Mothers, aka Perfect Mothers). It has been absolute ages since I’ve felt awkward, intrigued but also guilty watching a movie. 746 more words


Updates: Recent Science Fiction Acquisitions No. CXXVI (Lessing, Silverberg, Sheckley, Dickson)

I have yet to read anything by the Nobel Prize for Literature-winning author Doris Lessing…  And she wrote numerous SF novels—I’m very excited that I found one in a clearance section for 2$.   648 more words

Science Fiction

What am I a slave to versus what is freely chosen?

A few days I ago I started re-reading Doris Lessing’s, A Four-Gated City. In one of the first chapters, I came upon the words obeisance and obsequiousness. 981 more words


The Grandmothers by Doris Lessing : A Book Review

Since Goodreads, the world’s largest book club site , honed my appetite for reading books, particularly gave me the ideas of  what books I should read, I have been  updated with the  famous  and acclaimed literary writers , not only with the classic but also with the contemporary writers-I have the  list of 1001 Best Novels of All Time as well as  the magazine, TIME’s 100 Best Novels since 1925, and now I want to include the Most Banned Books- I tend to be getting more familiar with the authors ‘ names ;and at the same time, I search for them in the Wikipedia. 1,245 more words


The Ogres Here Are Real

I reviewed The Buried Giant, the new novel by Kazuo Ishiguro, here at the Glasgow Review of Books.

I have enjoyed everything Ishiguro has ever turned into a book. 46 more words

Bukowski: o suspeito do costume

No mesmo mês (março) em que foi anunciada a publicação de um novo livro de Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) editado pela escocesa Canongate, uma coleção de textos inéditos sobre gatos, … 1,034 more words

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