Hi all: Today I bring you a very short book, the sequel to one that quite a few of you might be familiar with: Out of the Maze: A Simple Way to Change Your Thinking & Unlock Success by Spencer Johnson Who Moved My Cheese? offered millions of readers relief for an evergreen problem: unanticipated and
Hi all: I bring you today the review of a book by one of my favourite non-fiction publishers, Pen & Sword. The Great War Illustrated 1918: Archive and Colour Photographs of WWI by William Langford & Jack Holroyd. A must have for scholars, researches, and WWI enthusiasts. The final book in a series of five
Hi all: I really enjoyed this book and found it very informative, but, believe it or not, I later realised that it was quite controversial. So, here it goes… Human Errors: A Panorama of Our Glitches, From Pointless Bones to Broken Genes by Nathan Lents We like to think of ourselves as highly evolved creatures. But
Hi all: I bring you another one of my reviews of a non-fiction book that I found delightful. I must confess I am pleased I don’t have to live by these rules as I am sure I would have been totally useless and would have done all the wrong things. But reading about it is
Hi all: Today I bring you a great book for those of you who love horror or the story of paperback publishing in general. (Sorry, I know there are many editorial reviews but I could not resist!) Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction by Grady Hendrix Named to Amazon’s Best
Hi all: Today I bring you a pretty hard book to read, not because of the writing style, but because of the subject. Childhood and Death in Victorian England by Sarah Seaton. In this fascinating book, the reader is taken on a journey of real life accounts of Victorian children, how they lived, worked, played and ultimately
Hi all: Those of you who follow my blog and read my reviews (yes, you!) might remember this book kept coming up recently. Well, I had to read it. Here it is. Golden Hill by Francis Spufford New York, a small town on the tip of Manhattan island, 1746. One rainy evening in November, a handsome young
Hi all: This is another one of the reviews I posted in Lit World Interviews that I never shared here. This book has become pretty well-known but I thought it deserved to feature here in case you hadn’t heard of it. REVIEWS FOR LITERARY WORLD REVIEWS Title: When Breath Becomes Air Author: Paul Kalanithi ISBN13:
Hi all: Today a fascinating non-fiction book. I must confess I did not know much about Turkey before I read this book but nonetheless I could not put it down. Under the Shadow. Rage and Revolution in Modern Turkey by Kaya Genç. Description Turkey was split in two long before the attempted coup. Acclaimed writer takes
Hi all: Another non-fiction book to close the week and a very inspiring one. The Power of Meaning by Emily Esfahani Smith There is a myth in our culture that to find meaning you have to travel to a distant monastery or wade through dusty volumes to figure out life’s great secret. The truth is,
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