Last weekend, I ended up going through a box of old keepsakes, so to speak, that I have. It’s a box of all the goodies I hoarded saved from our last trip to Germany. It’s a lot of fun going through the box and remembering everywhere we went, saw, and ate. It’s also good for […]
After reading Swiss author Christian Kracht‘s debut novel Faserland I was hooked. While not overly simplistic by any means, Kracht writes novels that are challenging for a German language learner but aren’t overly complex either. I’m a loyal reader, a loyal fan, generally speaking. If I like the book an author has written — or […]
After last year when I read a measly two books, I knew I had to do better this year. Taking on one of those 50 books in a year challenges certainly isn’t for me. But for 2014 I had a specific strategy: take a bit of a break from German books. I read several English […]
Last year I posted a summary of the books I had read throughout the year. I thought I’d do the same this year. It’s a fun round up and a great way for me to keep track of what I am and have read. In my list this year are the German translations of the […]
What’s the end of the year for if not for end of year lists? And what better way and better topic to share in this digital age than the books I tackled this year. I’ll be honest: I’m not sure that I read a single book in English this year.