A Wrinkle in Time

“Qui plussait, plus se tait. French, you know. The more a man knows, the less he talks.” ― Madeleine L'Engle, A Wrinkle in Time A Wrinkle in Time is a science fantasy novel written by American writer Madeleine L'Engle, first published in 1962. It is also a first book of a Time Quintet. Book follows [...]

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

“We are biology. We are reminded of this at the beginning and the end, at birth and at death. In between we do what we can to forget.” ― Mary Roach, Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach is non-fiction work first published in 2003. It details [...]

Night by Elie Wiesel

“The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.” ― Elie Wiesel Night, first published in 1960s is a work by Elie Wiesel about his experience with his father in [...]

The National Library of Finland

“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.” ― Mark Twain Yesterday I visited Kansalliskirjasto, The Nationa Library of Finland for the first time in my life. There I sat for many hours absorbing the wisdom [...]

Best Nonfiction I’ve Read In 2017 So Far

As always, Top Ten Tuesday meme is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: “ Best Books You've Read In 2017 So Far (break it down however you want -- by genre, strictly 2017 releases, whatever!) " And I want to share with you the best nonfiction I've read this year so [...]