Home » Books » Page 3

Tag: Books

Long-Walk-to-Freedom

Books | Fall Reading 2014

How can it be autumn already?  The leaves are turning beautiful colors and falling to the ground, but it was sunny and nearly 70 degrees yesterday.  The first day of November!  In Germany!  It’s like some kind of crazy time warp, isn’t it?  Personally, I was just getting used to summer.  But indeed, time is marching …

Read more

Tale for the time being

Books | Summer Reading 2014

Reading in the evenings has become my way to unwind after long days and hard workouts. It’s also my preferred source of entertainment during my commute now that I only have to schlep my Kindle around rather than heavy books — this is super relevant for the heavy (literally and figuratively) books I have read this summer! …

Read more

Americanah

Books | Reading in Spring 2014

I’ve been reading like crazy lately and I love it!  I had fun sharing my winter 2014  roundup of books, so how about we talk about spring?  (Especially since I just started A Tale for the Time Being and Das Schloss — both 450+ pages —  which will certainly last me well into summer.) Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi …

Read more

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Books | Winter Reading 2014

As I travel back to Bremen from Malta today, how about we talk books until I’ve had a chance to pour over my photos and settle in? For Christmas this last year, I wished for a Kindle and I must admit that it has become my favorite thing ever. Although there is something really satisfying …

Read more