Jeruen Dery is a PhD candidate in the field of linguistics. Even though he finds himself busy with writing a dissertation, presenting talks in conferences, and conducting experiments in a lab, he still finds time to read books and write about them. He'd like to think of reading fiction as taking a one-hour vacation from his day job.
Eric Newby's exotic and eccentric account of how to quit a boring day job to climb a glacier in Afghanistan.
A brilliantly written moral disaster story revolving around college students who attend more parties than classes.
Marriages, deaths, and war: the al-Jawad family saga concludes in the final book of the Cairo Trilogy.
Can a computer be more intelligent than its creator?
If your God turns out to be unconventional, would you still believe in Him?
Albert Camus' most beautiful and least understood novel, The Fall is a witty and terse monologue about the human conscience.
A rapist is imprisoned by torturers in a Lebanese prison. Yet he realizes that more pain comes from his mind.
An ordinary book about Daisy Flett, an ordinary woman who led an ordinary life.
Two immigrants, a hundred years apart, both victims of social injustice, in a novel that would make every reader think.
Patrick Bateman: a yuppie, a psychopath, and the world's worst nightmare. He is also the anti-hero that I couldn't help but love.