Record of a Night Too Brief_Hiromi Kawakami

Record of a Night Too Brief by Hiromi Kawakami

No matter how much I poured into the cup, it never filled. And then I realized that the liquid I assumed to be coffee had, unbeknownst to me, turned into night. Peering into the night as it poured into the cup, I could see tiny stars and gases whirling near the surface, and down at […]... Read More
The Book of Lost Things_John Connelly

The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly

The world of the old tales existed parallel to ours, as David’s mother had once told him, but sometimes the wall separating the two became so thin and brittle that the two worlds started to blend into each other. That was when the trouble started. That was when the bad things came. That was when […]... Read More
The Red Notebook_Antoine Laurain

The Red Notebook by Antoine Laurain

He drank some more wine, feeling he was about to commit a forbidden act.  A transgression. For a man should never go through a woman’s handbag – even the most remote tribe would adhere to that ancestral rule. Husbands in loincloths definitely did not have the right to go and look for a poisoned arrow […]... Read More
LIB_0901 The Little Book of Hygge_Meik Wiking

I never EVER learn my lesson + The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking

Well, shoot. I went to the library to pick up two – just TWO – reserved books, and I should have left after that, but noooooo, I just had to browse. Ugh. Don’t I have a reading challenge to complete before the end of October? Lifestyle books are usually the easiest and quickest to thumb […]... Read More