4 Questions for Paolo Cognetti, the author of The Eight Mountains

Paolo Cognetti is an Italian writer who won the most prestigious Italian literary award (Premio Strega) in 2017 as well as a French prize for books in translation for his book, The Eight Mountains, translated in 39 languages. The English translation is set to be released in March with Atria Books (Simon & Schuster) in … Continue reading 4 Questions for Paolo Cognetti, the author of The Eight Mountains

Happy Spinster

How many times we have heard from friends, colleagues, family and even from ourselves, how little we care about others’ judgements or opinions but definitely deep inside we know it is not true, and most of the times we do care. More than we wish to. Reading books like Spinster by Kate Bolick , helps … Continue reading Happy Spinster

‘Swimming with Sharks: My Journey into the World of the Bankers’ by Joris Luyendijk: a short review

I had heard of Joris Luyendijk’s book but to be honest I had neither bought it myself nor paid more attention to it. One can hear or read so much about the banking sector whether you like that industry and the people who work there or not. I read many magazines and online articles but I … Continue reading ‘Swimming with Sharks: My Journey into the World of the Bankers’ by Joris Luyendijk: a short review