Books

Tyranny

By Mike Ormsby The bell in the village church bongs to the faithful and here they come: pretty girls with posies, boisterous lads in straw hats, farmers and their wives. Three elderly women shuffle along, cl...

A good read

  By Arabella McIntyre-Brown   “Readers have no idea how many people it takes to produce a book. Authors just write the words, but theirs is the only name on the book cover. They get all the cr...

Two editorial projects done by expat women

On Thursday, May 31st, at Bookfest, starting 6:00 p.m. two books will be launched: "Celebrating Food around the World" / “Sărbătorind mâncarea în jurul lumii" – authored by the Spouses of Heads of Mission of Bu...

Who needs words?

By Arabella McIntyre-Brown There are more ways of communicating than by using the spoken word. In my latest book, which is published on Children’s Day, the four central characters all have other ways to talk...

Romanian Renaissance

Lawyer by day, premium vineyard manager also by day, ambassador for Romanian wine 24/7, children’s book writer by night (mostly), mother of two small boys also 24/7, enthusiastic and energetic promoter of readi...

The wine and the divine

The wine and the divine (Vin si divin) by Jean-Robert Pitte, a new book launched in the In Vino Veritas Baroque Books Collection, coordinated by AVINCIS The sacred books and rites of the world's great religi...

Looking at Books Differently

We all know books are for reading, but how about taking a step back and just looking at them instead? Admiring books at arm’s length like we do with art works? Can they speak to us in other ways, other than wit...

Floating Voter

  By Mike Ormsby “Off to vote, Domnul Vasile?” I lean from the bedroom window, looking down towards our garden fence. Our elderly neighbour pauses in the lane beyond it, and glances about wit...