The Travels of Daniel Ascher by Déborah Lévy-Bertherat, tr. Adriana Hunter

Title:  The Travels of Daniel Ascher Author:  Déborah Lévy-Bertherat Translator:  Adriana Hunter Publisher:  Other Press ISBN:  978 159051707 9 The Travels of Daniel Ascher by Déborah Lévy-Bertherat is a generally inoffensive, if slight, novel brought out just in time for Summer.  According to a Publisher Weekly article, Other Press is marketing the title as a “YA Crossover”, which speaks to the awkward position the book occupies.  The … Continue reading The Travels of Daniel Ascher by Déborah Lévy-Bertherat, tr. Adriana Hunter

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Self help books don’t usually fall under the BookSexy umbrella.  Occasionally, though, I recognize that a little guidance can be helpful.   Which is why Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning (so much more than a self-help book) has had a place on my nightstand for the last 10 years. Frankl was sent, with his wife and parents, to Theresienstadt Concentration Camp in 1942.  He was … Continue reading Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl