Non-Fiction

Refuge Transforming a Broken Refugee System by Alexander Betts, Paul Collier

Refuge Transforming a Broken Refugee System by Alexander Betts, Paul Collier

Refuge Transforming a Broken Refugee System by Alexander Betts, Paul Collier is a fairly new book, published last year. I’ve read plenty of books written by Paul Collier. There are links for them at the end of the post, in the author’s description section. I […]

Henrietta Howard: King’s Mistress, Queen’s Servant  by Tracy Borman

Henrietta Howard: King’s Mistress, Queen’s Servant by Tracy Borman

Henrietta Howard: King’s Mistress, Queen’s Servant by Tracy Borman. I wanted to read this book after reading Courtiers. The Secret History of the Georgian Court by Lucy Worsley. Henrietta was born on 11 May 1689. I stopped reading the book and returned to it in […]

Elizabeth of York: The First Tudor Queen by Alison Weir

Elizabeth of York: The First Tudor Queen by Alison Weir

The book Elizabeth of York: The First Tudor Queen by Alison Weir is the first one I read written by Weir. I was expecting to love it, but some issues made me give it only 4 stars. I’ve read a historical fiction book about Elizabeth […]

Everybody Works In Sale by Niraj Kapur

Everybody Works In Sale by Niraj Kapur

Everybody Works In Sale by Niraj Kapur, with the subtitle Here’s What You Need To Know To Achieve Success In Your Career* is part of a new book blog tour. I was excited to read the book as I’m interested in developing my selling skills, […]

Wars, Guns, and Votes by Paul Collier

Wars, Guns, and Votes by Paul Collier

Wars, Guns, and Votes by Paul Collier. Other books by Collier I’ve read: The Plundered Planet (2010) and Exodus (2013). I’ve enjoyed this book a lot, hence the 5 stars. I’m interested in politics and economics, but not so much in Africa. Even so, I […]

On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt

On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt

I’ve read about this book, On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt, in 50 Philosophy Classics. As it’s such a short book, I planned to borrow it from the library, along with other books. It appeared to be available, but it wasn’t on the shelf. I’ve […]

Wheelchairs, Perjury & The London Marathon by Tim Marshall

Wheelchairs, Perjury & The London Marathon by Tim Marshall

I received the book Wheelchairs, Perjury & The London Marathon by Tim Marshall for my first blog tour. I like reading memoires, so I was eager to read this one too. The book was published last year, but I didn’t know about it, although I […]

The Plundered Planet by Paul Collier

The Plundered Planet by Paul Collier

The Plundered Planet by Paul Collier, with the subtitle How to Reconcile Prosperity With Nature. This is the second book I read of Paul Collier’s, the first one being Exodus: immigration and multiculturalism in the 21st century. I liked the book a lot, but I […]

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. I mentioned the book before in the review of 50 Philosophy Classics by Tom Butler-Bowdon. I was eager to read the book and I wasn’t disappointed. It’s fantastic. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman is also mentioned […]

Human Universe and Forces of Nature by Brian Cox

Human Universe and Forces of Nature by Brian Cox

Human Universe and Forces of Nature by Brian Cox and Andrew Cohen are two books in one. This is not the first book I’m reading by Cox. The first one was earlier this year, Wonders of the Solar System and the Universe by Brian Cox. […]

What I Believe by Bertrand Russell

What I Believe by Bertrand Russell

I’ve read about Russell in 50 Philosophy Classics by Tom Butler-Bowdon. As I saw this book mentioned in another place, I’ve decided to read What I Believe by Bertrand Russell. This edition has, in addition to What I Believe, two essays, Why I Took to […]

Courtiers The Secret History of the Georgian Court by Lucy Worsley

Courtiers The Secret History of the Georgian Court by Lucy Worsley

I think everybody knows Lucy Worsley, at least everybody from the UK that has an interest in history. After watching many TV shows, I’ve decided to start reading her books. The first one I’ve picked from the library is Courtiers. The Secret History of the […]

Jane Boleyn by Julia Fox

Jane Boleyn by Julia Fox

Jane Boleyn by Julia Fox, with the subtitle The True Story of the Infamous Lady Rochford, is the first book written by Julia. I’ve recently read her second book called Sister Queens by Julia Fox. That was for me an interesting book, with lots of […]

The Great Fire of London by Samuel Pepys

The Great Fire of London by Samuel Pepys

If you don’t like reading personal diaries, then The Great Fire of London by Samuel Pepys is not the book for you. But, if you do, then is a fascinating recount of an important event in London’s history. I was intrigued by the Great Fire […]

Kings and Queens by Neil Grant

Kings and Queens by Neil Grant

I’ve had this book, Kings and Queens by Neil Grant, in my wish list and my husband bought it for me as a Christmas gift, along with a few other books. Initially I thought I’m going to keep this illustrated guide as a reference book. […]

Exodus: immigration and multiculturalism in the 21st century by Paul Collier

Exodus: immigration and multiculturalism in the 21st century by Paul Collier

Exodus: immigration and multiculturalism in the 21st century by Paul Collier is a book that was on my to-read list for 6 months. I had high expectations from the book, as I was very impressed with the way he teaches. The book didn’t disappoint at […]