marginalia || Cecilia, by Linda Ferri; translated by Ann Goldstein

I. Reasons why I wanted to like Linda Ferriā€™s Cecilia [translated from Italian by Ann Goldstein]: I liked The Elegance of the Hedgehog. Following that line of thought: I want all my Europa Editions reads to be awesome. [Does it make sense that liking one book from a publisher would lead to liking all the [...]

marginalia || The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery; translated by Alison Anderson

When I first started lurking on book blogs, it seemed as though The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery [translated by Alison Anderson] was just, ya know, everywhere. A post that stands out is from Matt who loved the book, and, much later when I'd begun blogging in earnest, from Kevin who didn't so [...]