A Rose by any Other Name…

After more than 10 years and two failed attempts, I finally finished Umberto Eco’s murder mystery The Name of the Rose. Published in 1980, The Name of the Rose is the retelling of a Benedictine monk about a series of strange events that he and his master Brother William investigated while traveling through a Franciscan…

Bookstore Discovery

I recently learned about Books Actually, which is an independent bookstore in Singapore, and tried their online store. The books I ordered came individually wrapped in cute paper wrapper with color coordinated bookmarks. And the shipping was pretty fast, just a full week! They have a wide selection of Western and Asian fiction. Will definitely…