New books

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Bought some books in Helsinki and London in December

Anna-Leena Härkönen: Ei kiitos
- always liked her way of writing
Manuel Vázquez Montalbán: Sabotaje Olimpico
- have read his books in Finnish, time to try one in Spanish
Candace Bushnell: One Fifth Avenue
- have read her Lipstick Jungle, 4 Blondes and Trading Up
- this one is certainly set in Manhattan
Sofi Oksanen: Puhdistus
- haven't read her books before
- this one won Finlandia Prize and it was displayed everywhere so just had to buy it
Lauren Weisberger: Chasing Harry Winston
- author of The Devil Wears Prada & Everyone Worth Knowing
- cannot wait to start reading this!
Doris Lessing: The Grass is Singing
- haven't read Doris Lessing before
- this is her first novel, set in Rhodesia, said to be a masterpiece of realism about life in Africa
The 3rd book is a small book of London's parks and gardens
- love beautifull parks and gardens!
- the book is easy to carry with
Nice to know there are books on the shelves waiting for to be read!

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