Today on Jumbleskine: good short books thay have stayed in my heart / I’ve really liked.
For that time when you want to read something meaningful at the airport waiting for your flight, on the subway, on a free afternoon with a cup of tea.
Invisible Cities, Italo Calvino (but every book by him is beautiful) // link
Mrs Dalloway, Virginia Woolf // link
The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway // link
Lord of the Flies, William Golding // link
The Murders in the Rue Morgue, Edgar Allan Poe // link
A Study in Scarlet, Arthur Conan Doyle (the first of the series) // link
Candide, or Optimism, Voltaire // link
Three Men in a Boat, Jerome K. Jerome // link
Kitchen, Banana Yoshimoto (I have read a lot of books by her, and this – her debut – is my favourite) // link
The Uncommon Reader, Alan Bennett (funny and genius) // link
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, Rachel Cohn & David Levithan (this book is part of my teen years but I still love it so so much!) // link
Also: do you know Stefano Benni? :) // link