[diary] 8 – finland

Terve everyone ! Last week-end, I asked my brother to choose the country that would follow Argentina for my challenge…why did he choose Finland ? Maybe because one of the things you need to know about me is that I have been fascinated by this country for years. Don’t ask me why, I couldn’t really …

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[diary] 7 – argentina

¡Hola everyone ! Okay, let’s get back to that moment when I was (as usual) searching for titles for my list. I am quietly surfing on the webpage of the éditions Seuil’s catalogue, and I must admit that it is its cover that incites me to find out more about The History of Argentina, by …

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[diary] 6 – guinea

Isoma everyone ! When I was searching for titles on the Internet, I happened to come upon the lovely blog of Missbouquinaix : there, I learned that she was also attempting to discover books from all over the world. By reading through her list for the challenge Around the Word in Eighty Days, I noticed …

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[diary] 5 – spain

¡Hola everyone ! This week and for the first time since this project began, I’ve read a book from an author I already knew – Carlos Ruiz Zafón, who I discovered some years ago with The Prince of Mist. I didn’t really like it at the time, so it was a real challenge for me …

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[diary] 4 – iran

Salâm everyone ! This time, we are leaving to… Iran, thanks to a book found on the bookshelves of the municipal library in which I work. As I announced in the previous post, today I will present you with the novel collection Like Every Evening, by Zoyâ Pirzâd. This rather short book gently invites us …

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[diary] 3 – germany

Guten tag everyone ! The third novel of this challenge has been recommended to me as an answer to my tender for books’ titles, and it really was a nice coincidence : that book, I already had it on my bookshelf – I bought it at a book fair and never got the opportunity to …

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[diary] 2 – israel

Shalom everyone ! It’s by wandering on the webpage of Editions Zulma’s catalog, particularly full of foreign literature, that I encountered what was about to become the second book of my challenge. So this time, we will travel to Israel with My First Sony, by Benny Barbash – the story of a young boy who …

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[diary] one book | one country

Hi there ! My name is Marie and I am currently studying Youth Literature in Lille (France). It may sound cliché but I have always wanted to travel, discover the world and learn about new cultures. Presently, I dream of snow in Finland and of tropical forest in Brazil, of walks under blossoming cherrytrees in …

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