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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

“Something died inside me, – she tells me. – It took a long time, but now he’s dead. And you killed it, as if you had hit it with an ax.” Collection of short stories, including a very short two-page one, in which love is examined and dissected in many of its forms, with the simple story of everyday life. Family and non-family dynamics, in which it is easy to collide with the ghosts of...

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In praise of the bar

“I hate boredom, and the idea of a candy pink world scares me more than spending a night on the train with a killer.” Small book, which can be read in an hour, but not for this reason of little value. A stage of clear approach to those who want to know the inner world of Goliarda Speranza, the nuances of her character and her thoughts on the world. After all, isn’t her name already...

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Temptation

 “FRIDAY DI-VERSO” “The building is sumptuous but the kingdom is in ruins.” First you have to sleep on it. You have to fall asleep with questions, images in your head, trust that they will clear up behind closed eyelids, you have to let the visions settle, ask yourself what was real, what not, ask yourself if it matters. The plot is soon told. There is a man who is a hunter, a father and a surgeon,...

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Human Stain

“The little bit of stoicism I have inside goes away, and the desire not to die, to never die, becomes almost unbearable.” Unique novel, to be read calmly, without haste, and to recommend to your friends as a show of affection. The narrating voice is that of Nathan Zuckerman, who tells the story of his friend Coleman Silk, senior lecturer and principal of Athena College, starting from the summer of 1998, which led to the...

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Teeth

“How many secrets hide the people with whom we spend life.” A quarrel for futile reasons in a couple, the violent gesture of the woman who with an ashtray breaks the incisors teeths of her partner, and a bottomless pit of memories and obsessions and fears and doubts that opens under the feet of our protagonist, now a name toothless. An “open mouth” journey – if you let us pass the joke – inside and...

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And the Birds Rained Down by

THE FIRST REVIEW OF THE MONTH WILL BE DEDICATED TO THE NEW VOICE: “MONDAY DI-VERSO” “Happiness simply needs to be indulged.” How is it that these old men in books always cut off our legs? What is this tenderness that hits low when it seemed to us that we were immovable and disenchanted? “And the Birds Rained Down by” is a 2011 novel (anticipating by a few years “Our souls at night” by K. Haruf,...

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While everything changes

“Holiness cannot be diluted, as indeed can’t the sins.” The story told is that of a group of teenagers (Vela, Best, Paolino and Ivan) in the last summer before crossing the “Shadow line”. The desire to grow and forge ahead will lead them to discover the profound meaning of friendship, the value of sex and love, up to that of death. Before the beginning of summer, our boys find a lifeless drug addict in a...

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Four – The awakening

“You are the only hope the world has…” The first book of the “Four” saga, the Awakening is a tale belonging to the world of urban fantasy dedicated to lovers of the genre, full of action, twists and magic. A plot that has managed to capture the attention of even those who are not familiar with the genre in BooktoMi’s community. The basis of the story is, as usual, the primordial clash between Good and...

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I hate Him

“That God was nothing but a fantasy created by men to give refuge to our fears?” A strong, powerful and weighty book. The title itself is already explanatory of much of what you are going to read. The story is that of Faustino, a silent child, who takes a long time to speak compared to his peers, and goes to discover the world through the discovery of key words that he writes down in a...

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The repetitions

“What do you think I am, am I your good or am I your bad?” If you want to be tested by a book, here is the right reading for you. Dear readers, take this as a test to really be defined as such. We ask you explicitly: are you ready to enter Mario’s thoughts? In his obsessions, in his obsessive and repetitive thoughts? And what if you discover that you could be like Mario?...