Book Review: The Book of Daniel

Author: E.L. Doctorow Publisher: Modern Library Publishing Date: September 1983 Number of Pages: 303 pages Genre: Historical This is another book I came across by doing list challenges. Just like The Secret History by Donna Tartt, it has been listed in numerous list challenges as a must read book. Through an online second-hand bookseller, I … Continue reading Book Review: The Book of Daniel

My 2017 Scholastic Warehouse Sale Experience

Through a Facebook post, I learned about Scholastic Asia's Warehouse Sale. Scholastic Asia is a global publisher probably more well known for one of its divisions, the Grolier International Inc. which publishes multi-volume encyclopedias. The warehouse sale is to run from April 18, 2017 to June 18, 2017. In my quest to look for the best … Continue reading My 2017 Scholastic Warehouse Sale Experience

2017 First Quarter Book Haul (Second Part)

  Asian Works Last year, I began exploring Asian literature more by delving into contemporary Asian works, mainly that of Japanese authors like Haruki Murakami, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Gail Tuskiyama. I've also read some of the older Japanese works by Lady Murasaki and Yasunari Kawabata. This year, I still intend to continue this trend and read … Continue reading 2017 First Quarter Book Haul (Second Part)