F. Scott Fitzgerald & ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’

Hellooo everyone and welcome back to #alexjostories! I guess all of you heard or have seen the movie ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ starring Brad Pitt. Right? It’s an amazing movie. I have seen if for a couple of times and I have recently seen it a few nights ago. The interesting thing I have found about this movie is the fact that ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ is based on a short […]

From USA to Mexico – Tropic of Orange by Karen Tei Yamashita

Helloo everyone and welcome back to #alexjostories! Since exams are coming soon and I am all over the place with the novels I have to read, today I want to talk to you about ‘Tropic of Orange’ by Karen Tei Yamashita. I have prepared for you a tone of articles about interesting books that I have to read so be ready for them. ‘Tropic of Orange’ is a magical realist novel that is connected to […]

Walking ‘Down These Mean Streets’ with Piri Thomas

Helloooooooo everyone! Welcome back to #alexjostories! Today we are taking a walk ‘Down These Mean Streets’, more exactly we are taking a walk down the streets of New York City with the amazing author Piri Thomas. This book will be the center subject of my second essay. I know… Meh! Even if I am not into writing this essay, I wanted to talk to you about this book because it’s really interesting and full of […]

1930s Los Angeles – ‘Ask the Dust’ by John Fante

Hello everyone and welcome back to #AlexJoStories! Today is #Bookstoread day, so, I want to talk to you about the interesting yet annoying novel ‘Ask the Dust’ by the Italian-American author John Fante. I think I am not supposed to say this but this is the first novel I read entirely for my literature modules and I enjoyed it a lot. I found this novel really relatable to a certain extent and I will tell […]