Books

You can still find the old list of books I’ve read on my old website. But this is a new design, and as such I will start anew with 2015. Find more blog entries about books here. Last update: August 18th, 2015.

2015

  • The Hare With Amber Eyes – Edmund de Waal
    (In progress.)
  • Think Like A Cat – Pam Johnson-Bennett
    Excellent. Full of info on cats. Recommended for everyone who has a cat or wants a cat.
  • My Family and Other Animals – Gerald Durrell
    About Gerald Durrell’s childhood, which he spent in Corfu with his crazy family.
  • Beloved – Toni Morrison
    Disturbing. Intentionally, though, since it’s about slavery in the US.
  • The ABC Murders – Agatha Christie
    Entertaining enough. A simple murder mystery.
  • Die 101 wichtigsten Fragen: Japan – Florian Coulmas
    This answers lots of questions about Japan. Interesting.
  • Watching the English – Kate Fox
    Very interesting read. Written by an anthropologist, so certainly more scientific and in-depth than the Xenophobe’s Guides. Covers things like pub talk, the English class system, queuing…