Last month, I only read books from Africa.
The pandemic has shut most academic gatherings down. For the first time in almost two years, I have a conference again.
I had an edition of 'The Diary of a Bookseller' lying around and it turned out to be the perfect book to deal with a cold.
Inspired by the new Nobel laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah, a friend suggested to do an Africa Reading Month.
Two pieces of science fiction make me reconsider how to deal with the pandemic.
In May, I celebrated my 28th birthday, and boy, did I get spoiled with books! So here are some reviews and expectations of the books I got!
Last week I interviewed South African author Marita van der Vyver! You can watch the complete interview in this post.
Dutch publishers are having translations done by writers instead of translators and I don't like this trend.
I knew when I started this process that it would be hard, and last week I had my first official meltdown about my PhD. It wasn’t exactly nice but I’m not too worried about it either: I guess it’s part of the deal.
Do you ever feel that pressure to like a book, especially when reading the big names from world literature?