Under the Overpass – Book Review

Under the Overpass – Book Review

By: Michael Yankosky This short novel takes a deep dive into America's homeless communities.  The author, Michael Yankosky, accounts his time living among the homeless in America, accompanied by his friend Sam. They decide to embark on this journey to learn more about how they can help the homeless.   To better understand people in need, [...]

A Promised Land – Book Review

A Promised Land – Book Review

By: Barack Obama A Promised Land is part 1 of Barack Obama’s autobiography. I chose to read his book to learn more about him and how he worked to become the president of the United States. “The truth is, I’ve never been a big believer in destiny. I worry that it encourages resignation in the [...]

The Tattooist of Auschwitz – Book Review

The Tattooist of Auschwitz – Book Review

By: Heather Morris "Something off the tracks catches his eye, a flash of color. A flower, a single flower, waving in the breeze. Bloodred petals around a jet black middle. He looks for others but there are none.” The same author writes the Tattooist of Auschwitz as Cilka’s Journey, Heather Morris. She wrote The Tattooist [...]

Hidden Valley Road – Book Review

Hidden Valley Road – Book Review

By: Robert Kolker “...for almost as long, Donald has consistently and unwaveringly maintained that he is, in fact, the offspring of an octopus.” Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker is a true story of a post-world war II family, the Galvin's, living in Colorado, USA. Through the Galvin family, [...]

My COVID Lockdown Booklist

My COVID Lockdown Booklist

As a new year begins, the hopes of a new beginning away from COVID are slowly diminishing. In Switzerland, where I live, we enter into our 3rd week of lockdown, with three more weeks to go. One way I plan on passing the time is by reading some of the unopened books I still have [...]