Following the Dragon Tattoo trail

Just recently, a colleague of mine came back from a one-week holiday in Korea. I asked her if she visited “those famous ‘romantic spots’ featured in their drama series.” (Mind you, I’m not a fan. I came to know about them through my sister who’s one) There are many other places that are made famous…

What do you think of book trailers?

Have you seen any book trailers lately? I’ve seen quite a few – Gaiman’s Instructions, and Nicholl’s One Day (didn’t like this). And lately, Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters hehe Seems like book trailers “are now an essential part of any marketing campaign for a big-hitting new novel. They’ve only been around for a…

South Park on Salinger’s The Catcher In The Rye (FUNNY!)

Oh my goodness, this is extreeeeeeeeeeemely funny! The gang was assigned to read ‘The Catcher In The Rye’ for school. They got super excited about reading it when Mr. Garrison told them, “It has some very risque parts and strong vulgar language. And in fact many schools across the country still ban this book because…

The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler

Title/Author: The Vagina Monologues/Eve EnslerPublisher: Villard BooksNo. of pages: 223ISBN: 0-345-49860-1In a nutshellThe Vagina Monologues is an episodic play written by Eve Ensler, which has been staged internationally. Every monologue relates to the female’s ‘down there’. No. Sorry. Vagina. There you go, Ensler. I said it ๐Ÿ˜› There’s sex, love, rape, masturbation, orgasm, the various…

Books Make Great Gifts!

Do you think books make great gifts? I DO! And so do these celebrities ๐Ÿ™‚ Do you share the same opinion as them? Hear what they have to say. My favourites are Jon Stewart’s and Maya Angelou’s ๐Ÿ˜‰ I usually give books as gifts to all those near and dear to me (Unless they tell…

Running and Reading – The Key to Life

Great speech don’t you think? I like the part which went ‘Love what you do, do what you love.’ Hmm…This video somehow reminds me of Murakami’s What I Talk About When I Talk About Running. Have yet to get my hands on that book…