The Sunday Post #3: I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure

“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.”
― Marilyn Monroe

Okay. So I have a feeling that my blog consists of these Sunday Posts…I promise you’ll get better content soon!

Books I read this week. I managed to finish three books:  Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us  by Daniel H.Pink, The Killing Lessons (Valerie Hart, #1) by Saul Black: I mean imagine a thriller with not just one but two serial killers…so this was pretty good book. And then the highlight of my week: The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe by J. Randy Taraborrelli. As for  so many of us, Marilyn Monroe has always been a huge icon for me. My mother always adored Marilyn and that’s how, I think, I ended up seeing all of her films when I was a kid. I knew Marilyn Monroe had a tragic life, however I never realized the extent of it before reading Taraborrelli’s book. This book made me appreciate her career so much more. And also I ended up re-watching her film ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’.

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”
― Marilyn Monroe

 

 

Otherwise, it was quite quiet week. I visited National Library of Finland and that was amazing, then I visited Cat Café in Helsinki called ‘Helkatti’ with an old classmate and then on Friday we had this farewell dinner party for some colleagues  at a very nice restaurant.

How’s your week been? What have you been reading? What’s your favorite movie with  Marilyn Monroe?

//Anastasia

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer.

16 thoughts on “The Sunday Post #3: I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure

  1. Evelina @ AvalinahsBooks says:

    Three books! Awesome. That’s a lot :)
    Also, there is definitely something enchanging about Marilyn. I don’t understand why, but as a teen, I was really into her, and who she was. Now it seems strange to me, cause I was a total underdog, an ugly teen, I should have been jealous of a pretty blonde, I should have hated her, but instead? I really liked her. So there’s just something about her that’s magical, despite all the tragic stuff and bad decisions.
    Is that book like a biography? I would love to read it, if so :)

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