Book Review: ‘Nana’ by Emile Zola

“All of a sudden, in the good-natured child, the woman stood revealed, a disturbing woman with all the impulsive madness of her sex, opening the gates of the unknown world of desire. Nana was still smiling, but with the deadly smile of a man-eater.”Emile Zola, Nana Nana Coupeau was eighteen at the beginning of the... Continue Reading →

The Classics Club

I found The Classics Club while browsing through book blogs and found it brilliant! As you can guess by the name, it's a book club for people who love (or try to understand) classics. You can join the club by setting a goal to read 50/100/200 classics in five years. Setting a goal for my... Continue Reading →

California Road Trip

“Soon it got dusk, a grapy dusk, a purple dusk over tangerine groves and long melon fields; the sun the color of pressed grapes, slashed with burgandy red, the fields the color of love and Spanish mysteries.”― Jack Kerouac, On the Road My trip to California was the last trip I took as a single woman. I... Continue Reading →

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