Finding some real Basque literature before my Bilbao mini-readathon was a tough challenge!
Most books I managed to find were available in Spanish, but close to impossible to find in English.
And no wonder!
Euskera outnumbers Icelandic when it comes to speakers of the language, and it’s by far more encountered than, say, Kaixana or Taushiro (yes, I googled rarest languages on earth).
However, it is only spoken by ~700.000 people. Which is a real shame, for apparently there is some seriously exquisite and original literature made in Basque.
… More A Basque Mini-Readathon
Here’s my 3rd and last book review from the Bali readathon, which I actually finished after getting back, but I’m sure it still counts.
Snowing in Bali is a very well written book and a fantastic first hand account of the drug landscape in Bali.
The stories in the book are those of seemingly regular people, who were drawn into the whirlwind, glamorous, scary and dangerous life of drugs, their rise and fall and current predicament… … More A Bali Readathon #3: Snowing in Bali
We’re really switching gears from Revolt in Paradise, with this one!
Balilicious is unfairly listed as a chick flick, and now that I’ve read it I know and would seriously disagree with that label..
… More A Bali Readathon #2: Balilicious
Most unfortunately, my daring plan to cover 5 different books during my 30h flight to Bali failed miserably!
This, when my Kindle app got into a squabble with my Spotify app.. Then my Samsung tablet couldn’t handle the pressure anymore and just abandoned me, mid-reading!
Leaving me crying – most literally – because I then had to entertain myself with movies and I made the mistake of watching …
… More A Bali Readathon #1: Revolt in Paradise
As I was browsing through my Kindle the other week, in search for material to keep me busy on my upcoming flights, I realized:
I’ve been waaaay behind on reading !
This past year or so reading has not been well attended, and fiction took a particularly tough blow .. sigh!
So I’ve decided to challenge myself to reading more. … More Launching: In-flight Readathons !