Better in French

Why does everything sound better in French? I came across this charming youtube video of a French reader reviewing Le R’eve D’Amanda Ruth, the French translation of Dream of the Blue Room. (I love the French title, which translates as The Dream of Amanda Ruth.) My high school and college English isn’t intact enough for […]

Found at Green Apple

Under the tree on Christmas morning, a swell stash of books that my personal Santa picked up from Green Apple The Jokers, by Albert Cossery I know nothing about this book, which is precisely why I love Green Apple: Santa will always find something he didn’t know he was looking for. A House with No […]