Books Worth Reading
In search of a new book? Here are a few options
El Imperio de lo efímero (L’Empire de l’éphémère : la mode et son destin dans les sociétés modernes) by Gilles Lipovetsky
In which the French philosopher analizes the role of fashion in society.
Selected Stories by Alice Munro
The 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature winner enchants all the readers with her unparalleled talent to write stories.
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
This is Sylvia Plath’s only novel and it’s often described as semi-autobiographical. It tells the story of how Esther Greenwood’s slide into mental illness and her subsequent recovery.
Journey to the End of the Night (Voyage Au Bout De La Nuit) by Louis-Ferdinand Céline
Also a semi-autobiographical novel which describes Ferdinand Bardamu “journey” from the trenches of World War I all the way to the African Jungle and New York.
El Crack Up by F. Scott Fitzgerald
A collection of essays by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald compiled and edited by Edmund Wilson after Fitzgerald’s death.
Y Siguió la Fiesta (And the Show Went On) by Alan Riding
A detailed account of Parisian cultural life during the Nazi occupation.