Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air (Paul Kalanithi)

“Time for me is now double-edged: every day brings me further from the low of my last relapse but closer to the next recurrence – and eventually, death.” Writing for some people is like breathing air. It is so natural, that they just do it with...

Book Review: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous (Ocean Vuong)

“What were we before we were we? We must’ve been standing by the shoulder of a dirt road while the city burned. We must’ve been disappearing, like we are now.” Ocean Vuong’s debut novel On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is a movingly...

Book Review: Et La Lumiere Fut/And There Was Light (Jacques Lusseyran)

Before sharing my review I make a small disclaimer. I read Et La Lumiere Fut (And There Was Light) in French and not English since I wanted to experience the book in its original language as well as to practice my French. However, I am purposefully leaving my review...

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