MYTHOS and the art of storytelling

“Greeks did not grovel before their gods. They were aware of their vain need to be supplicated and venerated, but they believed men were their equal.” Mythos by Stephen Fry I passed the blue covers of Stephen Fry‘s Mythos each time I went to a bookstore. Maybe because of its famous author or maybe becauseContinue reading “MYTHOS and the art of storytelling”

Poetry in the sun

After an endless grey winter, the sun is more than welcome, and I believe we all took the chance to warm our faces and souls for a couple of hours here in Paris. Now, what would be a warm afternoon without a book to lose your thoughts in? Nothing! For this week I’ve chosen WaltContinue reading “Poetry in the sun”

Very Short Introductions- Tiny doors to knowledge

I love to have a book with me at any time. While commuting, between classes or when I find a nice spot in a park- those are all great occasions to read some pages. If you are a person who simply doesn’t leave the house without a book, then this collection might catch your attention.Continue reading “Very Short Introductions- Tiny doors to knowledge”

High School or being a teen

Experience is everything. As Forrest Gump used to say, “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get”. It’s a good principle even when it comes to books. Trying different reads is the only way to find out what you like (autobiographies for example) and what you want to avoidContinue reading “High School or being a teen”

Looking For Alaska & The Labyrinth

How do you get out of this labyrinth of suffering? Alaska Young Sometimes we forget the smallest details of a book or we find hard to remember who was who and what happened at a specific moment of the plot. It’s absolutely normal. Especially if we didn’t like that novel in specific. It’s hard toContinue reading “Looking For Alaska & The Labyrinth”

ME & Rocketman – How I discovered Elton John

The events, the shows, the records, the success where all great, but when I was away from that, I wasn’t an adult, I was a teenager. I had been completely wrong when I thought that changing my name meant that I’d change as a person. I wasn’t Elton, I was Reg. -Elton John, ME It’sContinue reading “ME & Rocketman – How I discovered Elton John”

The Testaments- Seeds of disaster

But among these bloody fingerprints are those made by ourselves, and these can’t be wiped away so easily. Over the years I’ve buried a lot of bones; now I’m inclined to dig them up again-if only for your edification, my unknown reader. — The Ardua Hall Hollograph Under his Eye, I got to finish theContinue reading “The Testaments- Seeds of disaster”