Category Archives: Books

Bebina Bunny

Several years ago, I published an e-book, “Bebina Bunny’s Cabinet of Curiosities”, that’s about, as the title indicates, curiosities. Until recently the book has been for sale on-line but I recently uploaded it on Archive.org to make it available, for … Continue reading

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Reading in Bed

She never said “Let Them Eat Cake.” Marie-Antoinette, history has been so unfair to you. -30-

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Volver and Olivia Laing

Our cat, Volver, is an intellectual. He likes to use books as pillows. It helps him absorb information he knows nothing about. Here he is enjoying the Italian translation of Olivia Laing’s The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of … Continue reading

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Bedtime Stories for Grown-ups

Insomnia is still stalking me. I know, it’s all in my brain. Wide awake at 2 a.m. once again, I understood that I needed help in redirecting my thoughts. Maybe by reading. Reading for just six minutes, according to some … Continue reading

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Olives Are Not Just for Martinis

My mom has always said that, when you become old, you become invisible as you’re no longer taken into consideration. So when I read Elizabeth Strout’s Olive, Again where the book’s protagonist says the same thing, I immediately thought of … Continue reading

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