Sometimes, I might come off as a bit of a snob, talking about all kinds of high literature, claiming all the best books are written by people like Turgenev, Flaubert, Zola, etcetera. But even I acknowledge that there are times when ‘high’ literature might not be the best of choices. Sometimes you just need a guilty pleasure.
Summer is the perfect time to catch up on all those books you've wanted to read for so long. Here's my summer list!
Last week I told you all about some frustrations regarding my bachelor thesis. This Friday, I finally submitted it, so I can finally tell you all the details about my work!
Literary studies can be very subjective, so how do you keep confident about your own academic skills?
When you read a lot, it is unavoidable to be influenced by the world these books create. This is not always a bad thing, but how do you make sure you keep a grip on reality?
As a former student of Greek and Latin, I have a soft spot for classical literature. If you want to start reading more classical works, here's a selection of books to get you started!
How do you handle the fact that you'll never be able to read everything you want to read?
Looking for a literary gift? I made a list of my favourite webshops for bibliophiles!
Last week I was forced to read a book on an e-reader. I did not like it.
In preparation for my trip to Prague last year, I did some research on writer politician Václav Havel. Learn more about this master of absurdist plays.