Traveling with books

Traveling with books

Posted by on Απρ 5, 2016 in Blogposts, Reading | No Comments

I recently came across an article in bbc.com, listing the books Sir Ernest Shackleton took with him onboard the Endurance when he set off for Antarctica. When Ernest Shackleton went to Antarctica, he expected to be gone for the better art of a year, even if he could hardly expect his ship to be trapped […]

Summer Book reading list

Summer Book reading list

Posted by on Αυγ 17, 2015 in Blogposts, Reading | No Comments

Suite Française by Iréne Nemirovsky Iréne Nemirovsky was born in Kiev in 1904, and emigrated to France at the time of the Bolshevik Revolution. Her novel Suite Française is set in France in the first days of the German occupation. Written in French, it describes the desperate, often comic, attempts of a variety of French […]

Summer Reading – The Riddle of the Labyrinth

Summer Reading – The Riddle of the Labyrinth

Posted by on Ιούλ 29, 2013 in Blogposts, Reading | No Comments

The Riddle of the Labyrinth by Margalit Fox (ECCO Books, a Division of Harper Collins) is the kind of book I like. It is a thriller based on a true story, centered on the deciphering of the ancient script Linear B. The book is divided into three parts—The Digger, The Detective, and The Architect. The […]