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Fridays are for Readers: An Imaginary Life

That was the book that made me discover Australian author David Malouf and as I read the very first lines I immediately feel in love with his writing and this novel. We are taken back to the Roman Empire, and … Continue reading

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Fridays are for Readers: Nocturnes

I must confess. Though it’s an internationally acclaimed writer, I have just recently discovered Kazuo Ishiguro’s books. I had bought one during my last trip to London in October, at Gatwick Airport while waiting to embark on the plane taking … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: Bristol Riots

It’s the weekend again and this week we would like to suggest you a photographic book, but a very special one: Bristol Riots. New technologies and the Internet have changed and are still changing our lives, and the way we … Continue reading

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Fridays are for Readers: Stupeur et Tremblement

This week we are flying in the far East, but we’re doing through the eyes of a young Belgian woman, Amélie Nothomb. So welcome to Japan. Let’s start from the title: Fear and Trembling. According to Japanese protocol, foreigners wishing … Continue reading

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Books&windows.

Once, one of my teachers in university said that whenever she got into a house without books she felt there was something missing. That house lacked something. I agreed. The other day I was getting ready to leave and while … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: Suddenly in the Depths of the Forest

Almon the Fisherman, who nobody listened to because everyone made fun of him, was the only one in the entire village who could teach the children that the real world is not only what the eye sees and the ear … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: The solitude of prime numbers

Prime numbers are divisible only by 1 and by themselves. They hold their place in the infinite series of natural numbers, squashed, like all numbers, between two others, but one step further than the rest. They are suspicious, solitary numbers, … Continue reading

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