Wild: The Movie!

Last year I read Wild by Cheryl Strayed and absolutely loved it. I read around it a fair bit too, reading lots of interviews with Cheryl and reading about the upcoming movie adaptation starring Reese Witherspoon. And now, finally, here is the trailer! The film will be released in December 2014 and I can't wait… Continue reading Wild: The Movie!

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Review: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Wild was published last year and I read quite a lot about it at the time. I like a good memoir, and since reading Martha Gellhorn for the first time last year I've wanted to read more travel memoirs and travelogues, and Wild by Cheryl Strayed seemed like a book for me. However, I always… Continue reading Review: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Perlmann’s Silence by Pascal Mercier

For his first novel, originally published in Germany in 1995 and only now being published in English, Pascal Mercier chose the academic world of linguistics as the background for the story. More specifically he chose a small group of professors meeting for a conference on the Italian east coast, in a seaside town not far… Continue reading Perlmann’s Silence by Pascal Mercier