The bookstores and libraries of my life

Today’s assignment: Write about a library or bookstore that has a special significance to you. Which authors did you discover there? Well, where to start? In my childhood in my little town in northern Germany, we had but one little shop where they sold books. I don’t remember much about it, because we barely ever […]

Pippi Longstocking and cook books

Today’s assignment: What was the book that first attracted you to reading? When I was still a little child, my moms mom developed rheumatism and got so sick, she couldn’t live alone anymore. She gave up the house, where she had lived since my mom was a little girl, and moved in with us in […]