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The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

An Unconventional and Cheeky Romp Through Modern History, By Jonas Jonasson

– It really is you…Yury finally managed to exclaim. But…You speak Russian? – Yes, I went on a five-year course in your country’s language shortly after we last met, said Allan. The school was called Gulag. What about that vodka? The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonassen is kind […]

My Name Is Red

A Philosophical Art Mystery, By Orhan Pamuk

Huh. I liked this book in theory. My Name is Red reads like a philosophical mystery, except it’s only about art philosophy. It’s a story about a murder among a group of miniaturists (which are basically artists), and it is set in the Ottoman Empire. The book itself was originally written in Turkish. The idea […]