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AUGUST 2021 FINDS

AUGUST 2021 FINDS

august 2021 finds is here. i apologize for being a little late! BOOKS 1. i wasn’t able to finish any of the books i’m reading. so i decided to put this guy here. better than food is his book review youtube channel. 2. i enjoyed this masterclass by bernardine evaristo....
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JULY 2021 FINDS

JULY 2021 FINDS

july 2021 finds is here! shorter and sweeter than ever since i cannot post insta links. BOOKS 1. i’ve only finished girl, woman, other by bernardine evaristo this month. it got the booker prize in 2019. it’s a black universe that reveals itself to be as interconnected as a puzzle. and i imagine it’s even...
JUNE 2021 FINDS

JUNE 2021 FINDS

june 2021 finds is here! BOOKS 1. nw by zadie smith. no matter what small faults i find with her, her work is undoubtedly good and worth checking out. 2. perestrika boys by dinu gutu is a good depiction of chisinau life in the 2000s. it was a good month for comics. i read 5!...
MAY 2021 FINDS

MAY 2021 FINDS

may 2021 finds is here. the list is shorter than usual. for the many things that happened, find me on instagram. BOOKS 1. mars violet by my friend oana lohan was published mid-april in paris. i read it as soon as i was able to lay my hands on it. oana has a special writing...
APRIL 2021 FINDS

APRIL 2021 FINDS

april 2021 finds is here! the best part of april was that i managed to get the moderna vaccine! and that i traveled a lot. check my insta for more pics. BOOKS as it happened, i read over 1,500 pages during this month. as you know, that’s more like my yearly quota. but april was...
MARCH 2021 FINDS

MARCH 2021 FINDS

march 2021 finds is here. so let’s go! BOOKS 1. i must’ve read sylvia plath’s only novel 20 years ago. the bell jar was published weeks before her suicide. an easy read, if you don’t empathize much. the main character, the author’s alter ego, goes from being a perky american girl to getting released from...
FEBRUARY 2021 FINDS

FEBRUARY 2021 FINDS

february 2021 finds is here! BOOKS there are months when i finish a couple of books at best. and then there is february, when i finished 10 books. some are books i’ve struggled with and then decided life is too short, gave up on and counted as finished. 1. i am cat was published in...
JANUARY 2021 FINDS

JANUARY 2021 FINDS

january 2021 finds is here! please find things you could do among my most recent finds! BOOKS 1. the last children of tokyo by yoko tawada was short and confusing. i’m hardly able to summarize the story. a 115-year old grandfather and his 15-year old boy lead simple lives in the future. meh. 2. normal...
DECEMBER 2020 FINDS

DECEMBER 2020 FINDS

december 2020 finds is right on time for some weekend reading. enjoy! BOOKS 1. i only managed to finish one book, the vegetarian by hang kang. it follows how schizophrenia develops in a woman and how it affects the people around her. it’s fluidly written, but heartbreaking, especially if you happen to have any experience...
NOVEMBER 2020 FINDS

NOVEMBER 2020 FINDS

november 2020 finds has things you can do during your lockdown. BOOKS 1. i read junkie by william burroughs. it’s a short but dense and informative semi-biographical novel about drug use. i liked it and i recommend it. 2. i tried to finish the cyborg tinkerer and failed less than half way through. because i...
OCTOBER 2020 FINDS

OCTOBER 2020 FINDS

october 2020 finds is coming right after the second, softer lockdown started. BOOKS 1. i read a book of poems called atico by arsenio iglesias pazos. it was a gift from the author. it’s in galician! i postponed reading it because i was afraid of how unable i was to understand anything. galicia is situated...
SEPTEMBER 2020 FINDS

SEPTEMBER 2020 FINDS

september 2020 finds has an unusual structure because i was away from home for 3 weeks. i travelled around central and southern portugal, where the number of cases was quite low. BOOKS i bought and borrowed several books during this month but i was unable to read. i’ve only finished one book. 1. contos pouco...
AUGUST 2020 FINDS

AUGUST 2020 FINDS

august 2020 finds is here right on time. BOOKS 1. i bought vers la beaute by david foenkinos in berlin, on a whim. it was an easy enough read, with a big twist. i enjoyed it. 2. never let me go by kazuo ishiguro. 280 pages of he said, she said. there is a twist,...