3 Books About North Korea

June 22, 2019 Amalia 0

I have recently read three books about North Korea. I wanted to learn a little bit more about the country as I felt quite ignorant on the subject. All I knew was that it is a communist country ruled by […]

cover of Educated by tara Westover and quote: Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery None but ourselves can free our minds

Memoirs by Women: Educated by Tara Westover

November 23, 2018 Amalia 0

To say that I was shocked when reading this novel is a gross understatement. I was absolutely terrified by Tara Westover’s childhood experiences and terrified of her father and brother. This is one of the best memoirs by women I’ve […]

book cover of black boy by richard wright and quote: 'At the age of twelve, [...,] I had a conception of life that no experience would ever erase, [...], a conviction that the meaning of living came only when one was struggling to wring a meaning out of meaningless suffering.'

Review: Black Boy by Richard Wright

July 6, 2018 Amalia 0

Black Boy is Richard Wrights memoir about his childhood in the Southern States (part1: Southern Night) and his young adulthood in Chicago (part2: The Horror and the Glory). It is an account of the poverty, horror, fear, and hatred of […]

NonFiction November 2017 to be read list

#NonFictionNovember2017

November 1, 2017 Amalia 0

This year too I will be participating in #NonFictionNovember2017, a month of reading nonfiction books. Exciting, huh? I certainly feel motivated to read more nonfiction books and I’ve been accumulating some nonfiction books these past months just to be able […]

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