One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel García Marquéz

I know, it is a cliché to write about this book right after my trip to Colombia. The truth is that I finished reading one day before the flight to this country, his country. I could not write about it before, but I will today. I read it because I knew I had to, because…

To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee

I have read this book three times in my life and every time somebody ask me about my favorite book this is the one that pops in my head. If I think about it I have many books that I like, but, To Kill a Mockingbird has some sort of innocent magic that when I read…

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez

First of all I have to say that the book title sounds so much better in spanish. And now… with that been said. Let’s start: This is the first book I read of Gabriel García Márquez, I know… Kill me. The truth is that I never got the interest on it, I remember I once…

Some quotes I underline of “Dance Dance Dance” by Haruki Murakami.

“More often, I’m alone.” “Hookers may have names, but they inhabit a world that doesn’t need to know.” “The story’s already decided.” “Here I had to ties to anyone. Fact is, I’d come to reclaim myself.” “If you don’t have anything better to do, go to the barber.” “Killing time is not an easy job.”…

Dance dance dance, Haruki Murakami

And I again read a book by Murakami. I used to say it was my favorite, and honestly, when I see a book of it first thing I think is to buy it. But, no, he’s not my favorite author and some of his books have disappointed me a little, maybe he’s not the kind…

Bill Bryson. Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe.

I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can’t read anything, you have only the most rudimentary sense of how things work, you can’t even reliably cross a street…