• The land of the midnight sun shows its fangs

    By on Oct. 26, 2008
    Vampire mania bites Sweden! In recent times Let the right one in has seen a great deal of success at foreign film festivals . Based on Johan Ajvide Lindqvist's novel Låt den rätte komma in it tells a frightening tale of twelve year old Oskar meeting a vampire girl in Blackeberg, a suburb of Stockholm.
  • The European Union is not a peace project

    By on Aug. 25, 2007
    Some topics might actually prove too daunting to write about even in tomes. Barry Eichengreen, professor at the University of California at Berkeley has undertaken a difficult task in his book The European Economy since 1945: Coordinated Capitalism and Beyond. It entails the economic history of the whole of Europe (east and west), a comparison with the US and some considerations for the future.