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JUNE 2024 FINDS

JUNE 2024 FINDS

june 2024 finds is here! BOOKS 1. i read cartea depresiilor in romanian. it’s a collection of personal stories by contemporary romanian creatives, coordinated by marius chivu. i liked it. 2. i iwas surprised how easy it was to read le picollo principe by antoine exupery in italian. 3. yellowface...
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MAY 2024 FINDS

MAY 2024 FINDS

may 2024 finds is here! BOOKS 1. stay true by hua hsu won the pulitzer for memoir. it was an easy, but pretentious read. 2. i loved a book i read about japanese ceramicist tokuda yasokichi III. he is probably the most famous of a line of amazing homonym potters and ceramicists. i first saw...
APRIL 2024 FINDS

APRIL 2024 FINDS

april 2024 finds is here! BOOKS 1. i read tudo pode ser roubado by giovana madalosso. i was especially excited because it was my first novel in brazilian. 2. i re-read le petit prince by antoine de saint exupery in portuguese. it’s called o principezinho. 3. i was surprised by how weak souvenirs dormants by...
MARCH 2024 FINDS

MARCH 2024 FINDS

march 2024 finds is here. BOOKS 1. i enjoyed spain: the monocle handbook. it’s a long list of interesting bars, bakeries, hotels, etc. 2. i checked out andaluzia by eliane faure (author) and christiae sappa (photographer). wonderful pictures! 3. same goes for extremadura by julian rodriguez (author), javier cercas (author), alejandro perez (photographer). 4. the...
FEBRUARY 2024 FINDS

FEBRUARY 2024 FINDS

february 2024 finds is here. i posted sooner than usual because i’m off to the airport. BOOKS 1. el ultimo sueno by pedro almodovar is a selection of old stories. some were interesting, some were not necessarily new. you’ll probably like the book if you are a fan. MAGAZINES 2. the march issue of vogue...
JANUARY 2024 FINDS

JANUARY 2024 FINDS

january 2024 finds is here. it’s a long list because we have a few new odd categories. BOOKS 1. i bought the michelin guide tokyo 2024 on my last day there. it’s never too early to plan your next trip and this is the best metropolis to be a foodie. 2. i read musica, so...
DECEMBER 2023 FINDS

DECEMBER 2023 FINDS

december 2023 finds is here, incredibly late. BOOKS somehow, i read a book every week for the first 3 weeks of the holidays and then nothing. 1. i loved if i had your face by frances cha. the multiple pov is a bit confusing, but it’s worth reading. 2. love in the city by sang...
NOVEMBER 2023 FINDS

NOVEMBER 2023 FINDS

november 2023 finds is here. for once, i’m early because… read until the end! BOOKS 1. if you like the writer phillip roth, click here to read about the man. you’ll like the latter much less. 2. i guess this article fits here. it’s about a book publishing town in south korea. COMICS 3. les...
OCTOBER 2023 FINDS

OCTOBER 2023 FINDS

october 2023 finds is here, as late as always. it’s a long list, get a snack. BOOKS 1. i finished life ceremony by sayaka murata. the japanese writer is true to her weird style in this collection of short stories. 2. i liked all the lovers in the night by mieko kawakami. she is my...
SEPTEMBER 2023 FINDS

SEPTEMBER 2023 FINDS

september 2023 finds is here! BOOKS 1. la somme de nos vies by sophie astrabie was an easy and pleasant read. MANGA 2. la epoca de botchan by jiro taniguchi and natsuo sekikawa is the story of soseki natsume, the man who wrote the famous novel i am a cat. MAGAZINES 3. in the current...
AUGUST 2023 FINDS

AUGUST 2023 FINDS

august 2023 finds is finally here. BOOKS 1. portugal the monocle handbook is a good source of info. it has nice pictures and it covers the smaller, more remote areas of the country, too. MANGA 2. i read sunny by taiyo matsumoto in portuguese. the drawings are wonderful. i’m now waiting for the second volume...
JULY 2023 FINDS

JULY 2023 FINDS

july 2023 finds is here, as late as ever, but at least the list is long. BOOKS 1. i have finally managed to finish the 500 pages of art sex music by cosey fanni tutti. she gives too many details, but maybe the fans appreciate them. ultimately, the book offers another pov for the throbbing...
JUNE 2023 FINDS

JUNE 2023 FINDS

june 2023 finds is here. here you have the parisian skyline as seen from the pompidou center. BOOKS 1. i re-read soy de pueblo, idiotizadas and els capullus no regalen flors by moderna de pueblo. they are comics for the modern girl. 2. i re-read o homen que passeia by jiro taniguchi. first time was...