It’s been a ‘Mexican May’ reading month

For some reason, I've been reaching out for Mexican-based or inspired novels this month, and I have not been disappointed! From Silvia Moreno-Garcia to Isabel Cañas, these books have been rich, lush, and beautifully rendered.

So you want to be an armchair neuroscientist? 6 of the best Introductory Neuroscience books

As I ease back into neuroscience after being accepted into a PhD program, I'm going back and re-reading old textbooks, as well as picking up new ones. I'm refreshing my memory and also learning a ton of new things, including from the books below. In order from highest to lowest perceived difficulty, here are some … Continue reading So you want to be an armchair neuroscientist? 6 of the best Introductory Neuroscience books

36 TRANSLATED FICTION RELEASES OF 2022

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hello hello!!! so last year I wrote a blog post where I compiled a bunch of 2021 translated fiction releases, and you guys seemed to really like it, so I thought I would do a 2022 releases edition! I’m always looking for new translated fiction, especially because it can so easily go under the radar, and also because translated fiction is just REALLY GREAT.

anyway, in this post I have about 36 translated fiction releases that are coming out this year — and they come from so many different countries. there’s translated fiction from Japan, China, Germany, France, Belarus, Cuba, Sweden, Italy, Denmark, Morocco, South Korea, India, Ukraine, Mexico, Egypt, Denmark, Oman, Lebanon, Austria, France, Iran, and Spain. so yeah, here’s the list, and I hope you find something here that catches your eye. 👀

PS: all release dates are North American, with a few exceptions, which I’ve noted…

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