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When in French: Love in a Second Language de Lauren Collins

3 days ago

771 words

Volumul Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London al autoarei Lauren Elkin îl țin pe raftul din spate al bibliotecii. La început era pe primul rând; după ce l-am citit a trecut pe al doilea pentru că îmi era ciudă de fiecare dată când treceam pe acolo pentru banii dați pe…

On writing without rules

1 month ago

482 words

  I read way too many books about writing. More than I should. More than it’s healthy for a semi-journalist with aspirations of one day writing “that” novel.

A short history of Jewish Radical Feminism

2 months ago

752 words

This could be an alternative title to Joyce Antler latest book, Jewish Radical Feminism: Voices from the Women’s Liberation Movement, a short encyclopedia New York University Press offered me this book for review in exchange for an honest review of Jewish women that had a crucial role in the American feminist movement, both through mainstream…

How can we read people? Rita Carter offers some suggestions

2 months ago

630 words

Rita Carter is the author of nine books about the science of the brain as per Goodreads. She is also a producer BBC and renowned for her writing on human brain and the compelling documentary Why Reading Matters, which you can see for free on YouTube. By chance, she had a talk at TEDx Cluj…