I have already posted something about most of the books I read in 2015. The 30 books I read for readathon2015: Part1 Part2 Part3 The 12 books I read for the summer readathon. And the graphic novels I read in 2015. I have also written reviews for some books I … More The rest of my 2015 books
1. Finish the 2016 readathon. I said I will read 52 books, but I will try to finish all the categories (64 books) 2. Read (for the first time): Dostoyevsky Terry Pratchet 3. Read: Dune Start the Dark Tower Start Narnia Pride and Prejudice 4. Read some of my cognitive science books, starting with this: 5. Have … More Book Resolutions 2016
Jo (is that how you write it in english? or Geo?) from Cherrybookish’s blog created a book tag and I have to respond! Let’s go! (Jo, i offer you the translation with no cost!) If you could jump with grace in the pages of your favorite book, in which story would you land? I am still waiting for the … More Tag a la Jo
I love bookstores, as I am sure most of you do. I would like to live in one (once they accidentally locked me in one and I would almost have to spend the night there!). Past: When I lived in Athens, I loved going to downtown bookstores and spending hours there. I know many people … More Are bookstores “dying” for a reason?
General info: You should just take a train and go around Switzerland, or even better drive. These are some of the best landscapes I have ever seen. You can’t sleep on a train station in Switzerland (that was our experience at least, maybe rules have changed now) 24. Zürich – 7/9 Anecdote of our city experience:We got … More 26 cities on 37 days (Interrail 2008): Switzerland, Italy 2 & Recap
General info: Food is MUCH cheaper in east Europe. Everything is MUCH cheaper. Every time I have to change money, I prefer to just use an ATM. Every currency exchange place has different prices and probably bargaining has to be involved 19. Warsaw – 1/9 Anecdote of our city experience:I still claim that I ate the … More 26 cities on 37 days (Interrail 2008): “East” Europe & Austria
(I only have 5-6 blurry photos, she didn’t stand still!) The man in the high castle: We are in the 50s or 60s in USA. Germany and Japan (and Italy, although barely mentioned ) have won WWII. USA is under japanese jurisdiction and everyone has adapted in this new lifestyle. There is still slavery, Jewish … More The Man in the High Castle, by Philip K. Dick