The Journey of Surviving Through Poetry — milk and honey by Rupi Kaur

“[…] he will taste / like the poetry / i wish i could write“. Well, I hope so too. This verse is from Rupi Kaur’s New York Times Bestseller milk and honey, a collection of poetry, prose, and hand-drawn illustrations. Although it is absolutely admired by the social media community, I was unfortunately a bit … Continue reading The Journey of Surviving Through Poetry — milk and honey by Rupi Kaur

A review of Hans Fallada’s captivating stories and fairytales

Günter Caspar’s "Hans Fallada Märchen und Geschichten" After a half a century, Hans Fallada’s stories and fairytales are undergoing a revival in contemporary studies, reports and even in educational contexts. It is definitely worth reading them if you haven’t done so yet. “And when we light each other up, we like to be on this … Continue reading A review of Hans Fallada’s captivating stories and fairytales

“All that She Can See – every little thing she bakes is magic”

A mesmerising fantasy novel about empathy, good and bad feelings, and how we need all of them Did you ever want to see exactly what the people surrounding you feel? Well, after reading Carrie Hope Fletcher’s third fiction novel you might change your mind about that - or wish for this superpower even more. When … Continue reading “All that She Can See – every little thing she bakes is magic”

Sarah Ladipo Manyika’s “Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun”

A short insight in the life story of a cosmopolitan Nigerian woman, old age and friendship A novel with a memorable main character from whom everyone can learn something. Dr. Morayo Da Silva teaches the reader what old age can mean, how unexpected events can change your way of life, and how to deal with … Continue reading Sarah Ladipo Manyika’s “Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun”