The Element by Ken Robinson

I know I should not be as narrowly minded as to classify books into genres but I have never read any self-help book before. This has been the first one, if you could label Ken Robinson’s The Element in such fashion. Se que no tendría que ser tan cerrada como para clasificar libros según géneros…

Benjamin Button: the curious case of a male world.

I’ve always found extremely uncomfortable when a science fiction story is treated as a realistic one that could happen in everyday life. This is what happens in the Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald, very famous now after the movie with Brad Pitt. Most of the characters try to deny what is…

Doris Lessing: The Cleft

Let me tell you about the weirdest book I have ever read: Doris Lessing’s The Cleft and I warn you that I have read Woolf’s Orlando and Joyce’s Ulysses. It starts as the story of a mythical society of women: the cleft watchers, that is to say, the vagina defenders. They lived in mountain clefts…