A cat can teach.

A cat is the best companion for solace, they say. I know it myself. A cat is also very honest about feelings. I know this as well. Which is why, I am surprised it took me so long to accept the reading of The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa. Emotions and contact with others…

Book review : L’Appartement témoin

Imaginons un homme. Imaginons un fantôme. Imaginons un esprit. Les rêves sont réelles. C’est ce que l’on nous dits, enfants. Mais est-ce vraiment le cas? J’ai lu L’Appartement Témoin, ce premier livre signé Tatiana de Rosnay. Publié en 1992, cela raconte l’histoire d’un homme, divorcé, perdu, et nouvellement emménagé dans son propre appartement. Le rêve?…

Book review : The Bastard of Istanbul

8 March is International Women’s Day. While Elif Shafak’s The Bastard of Istanbul focuses on the genocide of 1915 and the cultural psychology behind remembrance, it is, first and foremost, a testament to women, their challenges and their push forward.

Here’s our First Book Review, One Summer Later.

Note: Bilingual piece in English and French. Summer is always the season for good books. Before this one begins, we’d like to present one of a few groundbreaking beautiful reads from last summer. In France, women made headlines, like this book: Yes. La Tresse. In English, it translates to The Braid. At the center is…