Book review: Men without Women by Haruki Murakami
Men without women by Haruki Murakami The collection of short stories titled “Men without women” by Haruki Murakami, consist of 7 short tellings of love, loneliness and losing. Centered around men and their perceptions of women. Summary “Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are lovesick doctors, students, ex-boyfriends, actors, bartenders, and even Kafka’s Gregor Samsa, brought together to tell stories that speak to us all” This summary is borrowed from www.harukimurakami.com Reading Murakami So, if you’ve followed my blog for a while, you might know already that I am a…
What I read in May 2020
What I read in May 2020 It’s time to find out what I read in May 2020. Let’s wrap up the month and see what books I read, liked, didn’t like and more. I’ll also dive into a few readathons I’ve participated in. Maybe I made progress on my reading challenges in May 2020? First of all, I just want to stress the fact that I don’t see reading as a competition and I do have months where I don’t read anything, and other times where I read a lot of books. It all depends on my mood, my sparetime and whatever else is going on. So please, don’t feel…
Reading plans for May 2020
Reading plans for May Welcome to my reading plans for May 2020! So, as I have started to get more into readathons, reading challenges and events recently, I though I’d try something new on the blog. Which is a (maybe monthly?) blogpost with my reading plans for the upcoming month! If you want, you can join me and the rest of the book-community in these events, and read along with me/us. Or you can simply have a look at my reading plans and see which books I plan on reviewing for the blog for the next few weeks. TBR plans for May If you aren’t familiar with it, TBR stands…
Book review: The Guest Cat
Book review of The Guest Cat I found “The Guest Cat” by Japanese author Takashi Hiraide, in a small bookshop in Stamford, UK and fell for the cover instantly. This is my review of the book. Summary “[…] A couple in their thirties live in a small rented cottage in a quiet part of Tokyo; they work at home, freelance copy-editing; they no longer have very much to say to one another. But one day a cat invites itself into their small kitchen. It leaves, but the next day comes again, and then again and again. Soon they are buying treats for the cat and enjoying talks about the animal…
Book 4/196: Czech Republic
The fourth book in my adventure of reading the whole world, is now reviewed on the blog!
Book 3/196: Japan
The 3rd book in my bucket list challenge of reading the world is Japan. Here you can find out what book I chose, and what I think of it.
Book 2/196: Sweden
Sweden is the second country in my quest of #readingtheworld - So which book did I choose, and what is the verdict? Find out here.
Book 1/196: Denmark
This is the first book I read in my quest of #readingtheworld - This book is from Denmark, and here is a short review