“It” (2013) – Alexa Chung // Book Review

I find myself in quite a contradicting situation these days. On the one hand, I’m busier than ever, with school and Tabula RASA up and running. But on the other hand, I’m more lazy than ever, when it comes down to my extracurricular activities. After a long day of lectures, meetings and magazine stuff, I…

“The Girls” (2016) – Emma Cline // Book Review

When we were at Best Kept Secret, we spent a great deal of time in the Volkskrant Secret Garden. The garden was situated right behind Stage Two, hidden behind trees and full with picknick benches, homemade coffee and issues of the Volkskrant lying around. My Mom pointed out an interview with a young writer, who…

“M Train” (2015) – Patti Smith // Book Review

Patti Smith is much more than just the author of this beautiful book, “M-Train”. Before anything else, she is an icon. Smith is a musical artist, combining dark and abstract poetry with punk, rock and folk – resulting in the classic album “Horses”, which was released in 1975. In 2012, Smith published her first memoir,…

“The Rosie Project” // Graeme Simsion (2014)

Last week, I published a post about books I wanted to read this summer and “The Rosie Project” was one of them. This book had been on my “To Read”-list for quite some time, but I never really got to reading it. Fortunately, I spent the last couple of days in the woods, where I…

“On Top” // Anna Nooshin (2015)

*”On Top” by Anna Nooshin is written in Dutch, but this review is written in English* Anna Nooshin might not ring a bell, but NSMBL surely must. In 2011, Anna started NSMBL, what is now one of the most popular online magazines in The Netherlands. From the latest Kardashian developments and videos of cute pandas…