Mayor Speranza has a problem; his village of Prometto, Italy (pop. 212) must come up with 70,000 euros. Otherwise, the water pipes will not be fixed
The Cat Who Saved Books by Sōsuke Natsukawa is a short fable, a feel-good story which was a nice read during this time of year
A fictional book set in Paris, France. The book discusses philosophy, culture, the class system and more – sometimes on account of a strong story.
The book is atmospheric and deals with the harsh punishment society deals to those they deem guilty (without proof) as well as racial elements.