The Godfather

By Mario Puzo

“Italians have a little joke, that the world is so hard a man must have two fathers to look after him, and that’s why they have godfathers.” ― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

 

Being the most accurate depiction of the underground world of the mafia ever written, there is no doubt The Godfather is the classic by excellence.

Set between the 1940’s and 1950’s, this book tells us the story of the Corleone family, Continue reading

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The Martian

By Andy Weir

“I guess you could call it a “failure”, but I prefer the term “learning experience”.” – Andy Weir

 

I watched the movie before reading the book. Yes, bad start, but it’s true. I found out the movie was an adaptation while watching the Academy Awards ceremony. But, although I already knew most of the plot and the ending, I was still amazed by the book Continue reading