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Magic and Soul

Tsundoku is a Japanese word that means the practice of buying a pile of books and then not getting around to read them. I am guilty of this. So here is my pile of two books which i think i would not have time to read. Maybe it will take me a year or two to even read them because the life of a 35 year old soap opera writer and mother is yadda yadda yadda yadda... or i just want to sleep.

I got Illustrado by Miguel Syjuco since I follow him on twitter. Ha! and also of course, this book won a The Man Asian Literay Prize. I am not familiar with it but it must be pretty heavyweight since the this novel was published in NY by the Picador people.

Oh and the blue book. Ah yes, Call Me By Your Name. I saw the film---beautiful, quiet and heart breaking. It set me back to my little imagined fireplace in a corner (we don't have one and i live in a tropical country with hell like summers) and I sobbed myself there too.   Armie Hammer was a dashing snob and Timothee Chalamet was everything a p…

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