Book Review: A Man Without a Country

51O6iGQSscLAuthor: Kurt Vonnegut

Pages: 160

Year of Publishing: 2005

Rating: ★★★✩✩

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Synopsis: In a volume that is penetrating, introspective, incisive, and laugh-out loud funny, one of the great men of letters of this era -or any era- holds forth on life, art, sex, politics, and the state of America’s soul. Whether he is describing his coming of age in America, his formative war experiences, or his life as an artist, this is Vonnegut doing what he does better: being himself. Whimsically illustrated by the author, A Man Without a Country is intimate, tender, and brimming with the scope of Kurt Vonnegut’s passions. Continue reading


Book Review: Let Me Tell You a Story

Let me tell you a storyAuthor: Jorge Bucay

Pages: 276

Year of publishing: 2005

Rating: ★★★✩✩

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Synopsis: Let Me Tell You a Story is a tender and delicate book about the search for happiness. Demián is highly strung young man, curious about the world and himself, but he has difficulty facing some of life’s everyday problems, those concerning work, his love life, and relationships with friends and family. He is eager to know more about himself and to learn how to confront life with gusto and serenity. In short, he wants what all of us want: to be happy and fulfilled. Continue reading