Book Review: Transmission by Hari Kunzru

Categories: Books

made me laugh a lot – maybe it is because I have been to each of the cities described in the book and that I could get the humour about each of them. kinda like six-degrees of separation crossing continents and cultures – it’s about four characters that seem unconnected struggling to fulfill their dreams. … Read More

Book Review: The Zahir

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I just finished The Zahir by Paulo Coehlo. Not satisfied at all!! NOTE: SPOILER POTENTIAL – Don’t read past this if you don’t want to know anything about the book! I completely enjoyed the book until the final 30 pages or so. Up until that point, the book provided me with what I’m used to … Read More

Book Review: A Bed of Flowers

Categories: Afghanistan, Books

This book was written by a friend, Nelofer Pazira. It’s a great read – it’s a semi-autobiographical account of her life growing up in Afghanistan under the Communist/Russian regimes, the civil war, the Mujahudeen, the Taliban, – it’s not so much a historical reference, but rather an account from her view, of the hardships and … Read More

Maybe Reading is a bad thing…

Categories: Books, Exploring the World, Italy

I’m in Florence right now, walking the streets, checking out the art, etc – and well, I’ve been scared witless when walking down some of the streets at night! I’m in the middle of reading The DaVinci Code, and while the book takes place in London and Paris, the whole theme about mysterious church groups … Read More

Richard Parker is real

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WARNING: Potential Spoilers. Life of Pi has got to be one of the best books that I have ever read. It blows my mind away to think about the different levels of the book. A story within a story, one that you want to be real, and the other you want to be false, and … Read More