Category: Culture

Playlist of the Week: Pet Shop Boys, Harry Styles +

Coeur de Pirate – Femme Like U Femme like U quickly became one of my favorite songs from 2019. Except that this song was originally released in 2004 by K-Maro. Coeur de Pirate gave her touch to it for the project Back Dans Les Bacs, in which popular francophone singers of 2019 remake iconic R&B

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Review: A Vida Invisível de Eurídice Gusmão

Eurídice Gusmão Campelo é uma jovem mulher que mora no Rio de Janeiro dos anos 1940, mais especificamente no bairro da Tijuca, com seu marido e dois filhos. Apesar de ter uma mente brilhante e ser boa em tudo que faz, Eurídice decide se tornar uma dona de casa após o casamento com Antenor. Alguns

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What I Read in September

September was an interesting month. And, I don’t know about you, but I feel like it lasted a total of 10 seconds. And in this small amount of time, I managed to start various books but finish only two short ones. The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmão by Martha Batalha The Invisible Life of Euridice

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5 Podcasts to Listen Right Now

I never thought I would say this, but this year I became a regular podcast listener. Blame it on Spotify, or my love for information. I don’t have a specific topic I like to listen about. Spotify’s algorithm is proof of that, one day it offers me politics, on the other is psychology, and suddenly

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What I Read in August

How can it be that we are already in September?! It seems like 2019 started yesterday! So, hello September. And, because it is already a tradition (and I love it!), let’s talk about what I read in August. Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood From all the three books that I read this month, Oryx

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Amazon Book Haul

A few weeks (or maybe more, I lost count) ago Amazon blessed us with Amazon Day. And me being me, I spent a considerate amount of money on books. 9 in total. When the giant box the next day (it worked this time!) arrived I got very happy to see them in person. But then

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What I Read in July

July has been quite a busy month for me. And as a result of that, I didn’t read as much as I wished (the expectations were high). I also started a bunch of new books that I’m either at the beginning or just finished. In the past couple of months, I developed the habit of

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What I Read in June

One of my favorite hobbies since I was a kid is reading. I started reading very early (thanks mom!), and I always read a little bit of everything, from biographies to dystopian novels, from Nicholas Sparks to Gabriel García Marques. I believe that the activity of reading (it being a book or a flyer) can

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