SWEDEN. The Swedish title of this book is Konsten att överleva Svenska kyrkan and it’s written by Helena Edlund who worked as a priest for 12 years. It’s well known that the Swedish Church is heavily left leaning and that it’s a very unhealthy workplace. And Helena gives the reader a look behind the scenes. It all started … Continue reading How to Survive the Swedish Church
CANADA. Algerian writer Karim Akouche, who lives in Quebec since 2008, have written several books. He is now an unbeliever and says that the roots of violence is endeed found in the Quran. The rest of this post is an excerp from his book Letter to a soldier of Allah. As a child, I played … Continue reading Letter to a Soldier of Allah
It's unknown what the 2020´s will bring, but one can always have a plan, right? My Goodreads Reading Challenge for this year is to read 60 books. Last year I only got through 33 books, mainly because reading didn't feel fun. I prefered binge-watching TV-series, coloring (I feel like an idiot everytime I admit that … Continue reading The Coming Year
Found this beauty in my mailbox: Aron Flams A Swedish Tiger. He has done an amazing job researching the Swedish Social Democratic Partys ties to Nazi-Germany and the antisemitism in Sweden during the war. Among other things. I must add that Aron plans to get the book translated to English.
There's not much activity here as you can see, but I plan to start blogging more regularly soon. Any day now. The strange thing is that I have such a hard time reading. It's been going on all year and I have only read 22 books this year. But I still want to read and … Continue reading Soon…
This post is part of a recurring Swedish tag called Tuesday Trio. This week it's about favourite books from childhood. Ronia the robbers daughter by Astrid Lindgren.The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis The books about Nancy Drew by Carolyn Keene. In Swedish she is called Kitty. 🙂
1 – Why did you start this blog? I used to have another book blog, Mitt Bokliga Liv, but I managed to erase it without having a back-up. That was more than a year ago. I'm starting a new blog now, in English this time, because I missed blogging and all the nice booknerds online. … Continue reading Book Blog Newbie Tag
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