Category: Books

The Pine Islands – Marion Poschmann

I wanted to read The Pine Islands for my Japanese Literature project, and I was curious about what a German author would write about Japan. I’m so glad…

The Family Fang – Kevin Wilson

Kevin Wilson’s The Family Fang was a book that I’ve heard a lot about, so it was on my radar. And I thought a book about a family…

Frankenstein – Mary Shelley

I had heard and listened about Frankenstein so much that I thought I had read the book for a long time but thought I had forgotten. And I…

Lord of the Flies – William Golding

Lord of the Flies, unfortunately, was a novel I read quite late. However, despite everything, I love it a lot, and I won’t be able to forget it…

Trout, Belly Up – Rodrigo Fuentes

Trout, Belly Up is the first book I read by Rodrigo Fuentes, a young Guatemalan writer. In this collection of interconnected stories, the author sheds light on the…

The Overcoat – Nikolai Gogol

Reading old friends has always been enjoyable for me. The exchange is particularly pleasant when it comes to Russians. After the Dead Souls, Gogol left me breathless with…

Distant Star – Roberto Bolaño

I wanted to read Roberto Bolaño for a long time but didn’t have the courage. In our recent bookstore visit with friends, his name came up. All my…

Jakob von Gunten – Robert Walser

It would, of course, be absurd not to be curious about Robert Walser, who is introduced as the great writer who influenced Kafka and wrote Jakob von Gunten.…