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Victober 2022: Reading Victorian Literature

In the past few years that I’ve gotten back into reading I’ve been keeping up with book releases and getting recommendations on books through what is often dubbed BookTube. One of the terms I hear most often on BookTube isĀ …

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The Invention of Morel

I tend to gravitate a lot towards lesser-read works that can be considered classics or modern classics. I found that the New York Review of Books (NYRB) publishes a lot of underrated high-quality books that aren’t as popular with …

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Book Reviews Recommendations

The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

A great novel for readers new to Dostoyevsky

Check out my reviews on other Dostoyevsky novels.

I read this book in the beginning of 2021, and was surprised at how quickly I read it. I’m still not really sure what …

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Russian Literature.. Recommendations for Every Type of Reader

The number one book-related question I get asked most often is “I want to read Russian literature, do you have any recommendations?” So here I’ve decided to do a post to finally answer this question. When looking for books to …

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Non-Fiction Recommendations

Reading Political Memoirs

As a self-identified political junkie, I’m always interested in reading up on famous politicians – especially around the election cycle.

Here are some I’ve recently read and enjoyed:

  1. A Promised Land by Barack Obama Perhaps the most anticipated release of
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War and Peace, or the Art of Writing about Life – Check This Off Your NYR

A review of one of the greatest novels ever written. As 2020, otherwise known as the strangest and craziest year in the 21st century (so far…) comes to a close, it’s time to start drawing up your new year’s resolutions. …

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2020 Reading Wrap-Up

I don’t know about you, but 2020 has been the year in which I have read most. With nowhere to go and no friends to meet during weekends and weeknights, books have become good companions. Here’s a list of the …

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Self-Isolation Literature

Books You’ve Been Meaning to Pick Up… That You Should Finally Get Around to During Quarantine

Self-isolation sucks for most of us. I get. Your daily office routine has been replaced by patchy