Categoría: Books

  • Books in September-October

    Books in September-October

    Better late than never, here is the list. Foster by Claire Keegan A short story about a girl who is sent to live with relatives in a farm when her mother gives birth. There is kindness and deep sadness in the story. I loved how the story is presented from the point of view of…

  • Books In August

    Books In August

    The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt “The Goldfinch centers on 13-year-old Theodore Decker, and the dramatic changes his life undergoes after he survives a terrorist attack at the Metropolitan Museum of Art that kills his mother and results in him coming into possession of Carel Fabritius‘s painting The Goldfinch.” I loved this book. I thought it was fantastically written. It is…

  • Books in July

    Books in July

    An Immense World How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us By Ed Yong I loved this book. It is one of those that opens your awareness and full of mesmerizing facts: Insects with ears on their knees, humans that can echolocate, whales that communicate across oceans, birds with hearing that changes depending on…

  • Books in June

    Books in June

    This was a good reading month. All books to keep and offer. Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City By Matthew Desmond Poverty and economic exploitation in America. Pulitzer Prize in 2017. “Without a home, everything else false apart.” Matthew Desmond’s research is based on years of gathering data and embedded fieldwork. He lived…

  • Neon Genesis Evangelion

    Neon Genesis Evangelion

    I am reading Pure Invention: How Japan’s Pop Culture Conquered The World, by Matt Alt. In the book, Matt Alt talks about the influence of the anime series Evangelion. The series and all the following movies were a huge success, brought out the Otaku and anime became more than kid’s stuff. I started watching the…

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