Monthly Archives: January 2015

One book a month: Nomadic suggestions for your year of reading

Transnational and nomadic reading suggestions, one book a month, in a tour around the globe. January – A new beginning. Winter. We go to Italy with Italo Calvino’s IF ON WINTER NIGHT A TRAVELER (1979). A novel of multiple beginnings, for a meta-fiction galore. Its Chapter One offers a stunning, memorable example of an opening […]

A year in movies – 2014

There’s an abundance of lists of “Best Movies of 2014” on the Internet, going from film sites such as Rotten Tomatoes to cultural/literary magazines like The New Yorker. So, this is not ‘my best of’ but simply a short-list of a few titles that I liked (not in order of preference). With the reason for […]