The Sweet Life in Paris by David Lebovitz

Another book on Paris and you would think "Ah, another book waxing lyrical on this overrated city". Not entirely in Lebovitz' recount on his food adventures in France though. He offers an offbeat and hilarious insight (interspersed with recipes!) from the questionable mannerisms of the Parisians to its delicious delicately-made confectionaries, allowing readers an honest … Continue reading The Sweet Life in Paris by David Lebovitz

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Quiet by Susan Cain

A book about introverts and how we function. This book is everything for an introvert like I. Well-researched and easy to read (there are even surveys for you to find out where you fall in the introvert scale). A great book for introverts to embrace introversion in its full glory and feel less alone in a … Continue reading Quiet by Susan Cain

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami

Murakami, like sushi, green tea, and all things Japanese, is an acquired taste (to me, at least). I started out with Norwegian Wood (didn't quite like it), then to After Dark (not bad, one of my favourites!), dived head first without warning into Kafka On The Shore (because too many crazy metaphors and magical realism which slightly … Continue reading What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami