Top Five Tuesdays: Short Stories

Let me just squeak this in this post at the end of Tuesday. I noticed that I have a glaring lack of blog posts these past few weeks and I admit that it is because I am out of my groove lately but let me change that now. On today’s edition of Top Five Tuesdays, … Continue reading

Book Review: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell

“Creation unfolds, around us, despite us and through us, at the speed of days and nights, and we like to call it “love” – Jacob de Zoet The cover of the mass market paperback edition of The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet uses the 116th print of Hiroshige’s ukiyo-e paintings titled 100 Famous Views of Edo for its cover. Ukiyo-e literally translates to “floating … Continue reading

Essential Reading: September

August may have been my most productive reading month in terms of works read. This is primarily because I read a lot of novellas this month and because I don’t have a social life except for my girlfriend and for TFG. It may seem sad but it is not since I’m not really a going-out-the-door-to-party-or-to-go-to-the-mall … Continue reading

BOOKLOVE: August 2012

I am adding another new feature in my attempt to blog about my reading habits and I dub this new monthly segment as, as you may already know, Book Lust. Yes, that is a sorry attempt at toilet humor directed towards my love for books and my (supposedly) raging hormones. Anyhoo, dear readers, this new segment is … Continue reading