Booknik on October 1–6
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 10 октября 2011
Last week, Booknik visited a lost and found department, studied Satan’s biography, counted calories, thought about moving to Israel, bough a yacht, contemplated modern art and Ancient Romans’ religion, and climbed a wall, risking to fall down. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. won a chess tournament, and ate ten kilos of apples.
Booknik on September 24–30
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 3 октября 2011
Last week, Booknik visited a paradise for kids, thought about becoming a vegetarian, or a Hasid from Bracław, gathered stones, pulled a lemur by its tail, got kicked out of the Tartu University, and learned that no-one was scared anymore by “a plague on both your houses.” Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. ate someone’s had on a dare, and memorized a couple of poems.
Booknik on September 17–23
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 26 сентября 2011
Last week, Booknik learned how to cook bigos and tyrannosaurs, raced pigeons, became aware of how EVERYTHING was in reality, read some Israeli prose, learned new words, took the Barbie doll away from Booknik Jr., and taught him to speak. In the meantime, Booknik Jr. spent the whole week in libraries.
Booknik on September 10–16
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 19 сентября 2011
Last week, Booknik attended the book fair, and left it full-handed; he also sorted out his own identity, remembered soviet songs, and his school years, went to the movies again, and laughed like hyena reading Talmud. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. provided some
badadvice to parents, and read uselessbooks.
Booknik on September 3-9
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 12 сентября 2011
Last week, Booknik dined in Prague, was rigorous and tender, counted money in other people’s pockets, tried to make everyone happy, and went to the last picture show. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. found out that kids went to school 300 hundred years ago, visited a barber, and turned out at analyst’s couch but consoled himself with a huge cake.
Booknik on August 5–12: Russian and Hebrew Poetry, a Peaceful Atom, an Epistolary Novel, the Druse, the Subbotniks, Dustin Hoffman, and General Marshak
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 15 августа 2011
Last week, Booknik learned some poetry, combatted the plagiarism and nuclear weapons, read other people’s letters, admired agaves, and learned to fly. At the same time, Booknik Jr. stored some medicine for the cold, got to know Tzatziki’s mom, and learned the history of ghetto.
Booknik on July 31 – August 6: Opponents of Sheer Pantyhose and Zionism, Mickey Mouse Competitors, Kings of Jerusalem, in the Past and the Present, Adult Movies, and Children’s Games
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 8 августа 2011
Last week, Booknik doted, was cast in a cartoon, never left a cinema, played “Mafia” with Booknik Jr., took liberties with royal persons, and bought marzipan in a pharmacy.
Booknik on July 24–30: Babel, Jewish Pioneers, Mossad Agents, a Crocodile under the Bed, and Kosher Beer Snacks
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 1 августа 2011
Last week, Booknik read about émigrés from Eastern countries, retired Mossad agents, and why crocodiles breed under beds; he contemplated the soul of Jerusalem, and went to the theater to see the show based on Isaac Babel’s stories. He also sang some Psoy Korolenko’s songs, looked for Jews in Verona, gathered facts about lost tribes of Israel, and drank beer with kosher “pigs ears.”
Booknik on July 16–23: Haruki Murakami, Rock Paintings in 3-D, Israeli Guest Workers, and the Invention of Gramophone
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 25 июля 2011
Last week, Booknik tried to sort out who needs Russian philology; he also mused on the emptiness, Zen and of the usual kind, went down to some prehistoric caves, and looked at rock paintings in 3-D; he was distressed by the housing problem and how it can corrupt people, and he cooked turkey in beer. In general, he had some super time listening to Alexey Paperny’s music, and even the chocolate melted by the current heat did not spoil his pleasure from riding a Jerusalem streetcar.
Booknik on July 9–15: Panem et Circenses, Jesus Christ Superstar, FX Serving Shakespeare, the Hollywood Recipe of Happiness, and the Talmud Object Lesson in Humbleness
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 18 июля 2011
Last week, Booknik learned three more words, rode a hearse to the past and to Tel Aviv, quieted a storm, restrained his ambitions, ate lots of bread, and now he has bellyful. At the same time, Booknik Jr. dreamt about Hollywood fame, and read about the glorious soviet past.