Blog Archives

Review: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – “Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions”

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

My review of this short letter/manifesto. I give it 4/5.

Review: Jun’ichiro Tanizaki – “In Praise of Shadows”

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

I’ve give this monograph on Japanese aesthetics 1/5 due to the nationalistic and racistic contents. It’s like a cross between a great issue of the magazine “Wallpaper” with “Mein Kampf”.

Review: Siri Hustvedt – “A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind”

Friday, February 17th, 2017

My review: I give this anthology of essays 3/5.

Lyle’s in Shoreditch, 2017: a review

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Just a few words on a great restaurant in Shoreditch, London, called Lyle’s.

Review: Matthew Desmond – “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City”

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

This book is one of the best non-fiction books of 2016 that I’ve read. I give it 4/5.