Finding Love in the Time of Cholera

Simply called El amor by Spanish speakers, Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez is certainly preoccupied with love but refrains from exhibiting it. On the contrary, it depicts love in confined settings, withdrawn from the public eye. I’ve read some reviews of this novel that…

The Dark Airshaft in The Black Book

Orhan Pamuk's internationally acclaimed novel has been reviewed and criticized by many; yet certain chapters of the novel received a lot less attention compared to, for instance, "When the Bosphorus Dries Up." So, I've decided to write about a chapter which has been somehow disregarded as far as I am…

On "Where the Wild Things Are"

In one of his interviews, Maurice Sendak, the writer and the illustrator of "Where the Wild Things Are," told that he doesn't start writing with the intention of creating a children's book. As "Where the Wild Things Are" is one of the first examples of fantasy…