Book Haul – October / November 2016

Before I started this blog, back in June, I decided not to buy any more books until I finally read the ones that I’d already had on my shelves. I managed to stick to that intention until last month, when I couldn’t resist the temptation any longer. Then I changed the goal to not buying any more books until January and… I failed again and bought more books last week. So, the time is right to do a book haul!

These are the books that I bought recently:

 

Contos Escolhidos by Fernando Pessoa

This is a collection of short stories by the famous Portuguese author who is, however, better known as a poet. I have never read any of his short stories, so I am really curious to do so. Fernando Pessoa also wrote in English and, in fact, the first short story featured in this collection is called A Very Original Dinner and is accompanied by a Portuguese translation. All the other stories featured in this collection are in Portuguese, though. Continue reading