Non-Fiction

Hitchens vs. Blair – The Munk Debates

Hitchens vs. Blair – The Munk Debates

I’ve had in my to-read list Hitchens vs. Blair – The Munk Debates for a while and only recently I’ve borrowed it from the library. The Munk debates take place in Toronto and were established in 2008 by the late Peter Munk and his wife […]

Science in the Soul by Richard Dawkins

Science in the Soul by Richard Dawkins

I’ve started reading Science in the Soul by Richard Dawkins – Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist on my trip to London. I know the size of the book doesn’t make it exactly travel friendly, but by now I’m used to having a lot of […]

Lost and Founder by Rand Fishkin

Lost and Founder by Rand Fishkin

I discovered Lost and Founder by Rand Fishkin – The Mostly Awful, Sometimes Awesome Truth about Building a Tech Startup and I was very excited to read it. Fishkin the founder of Moz. If you don’t work in SEO or you are not a blogger, […]

On The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

On The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

On The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin. The original title was On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. I’ve decided to share the review of this book today because it […]

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari – A Brief History of Humankind. This is a remarkable book, I absolutely loved it. So much that while I was reading it, I stopped, went online and bought his next books, Homo Deus and 21 Lessons for the 21st […]

Heavens on Earth by Michael Shermer

Heavens on Earth by Michael Shermer

I’ve seen Shermer in a clip on youtube, it was at a presentation he gave at Oxford University a few years ago. I looked online and saw that he recently published a book called Heavens on Earth by Michael Shermer – The Scientific Search for […]

Swimming Across: A Memoir by Andrew S. Grove

Swimming Across: A Memoir by Andrew S. Grove

I wanted to read Swimming Across: A Memoir by Andrew S. Grove for a while now. I found out a bit about his story when I read The Intel Trinity and Grove sounded fascinating. I’m glad I’ve read this book because it is interesting. Especially […]

The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England by Ian Mortimer

The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England by Ian Mortimer

The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England by Ian Mortimer is, as the subtitle suggests: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century. It is the first book in the Time Traveller’s Guides series. The book does what it says in the blurb: “Imagine you […]

Mad Dogs And Englishmen by Ranulph Fiennes

Mad Dogs And Englishmen by Ranulph Fiennes

Mad Dogs And Englishmen by Ranulph Fiennes – An Expedition Round My Family. I saw a review for this book on Goodreads, written by Angela from gardenteacakesandme and I wanted to read it. It’s not a book I would have picked from the library/book shop […]

This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay

This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay

This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay – Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor. Before reading the book I was expecting to read something similar to Unnatural Causes by Richard Shepherd, a remarkable book written by a forensic pathologist. The only connection between the […]

A Daughter’s Love by John Guy

A Daughter’s Love by John Guy

A Daughter’s Love by John Guy is a book about Thomas More and his eldest daughter, Margaret. Sir Thomas More’s life is well known, he opposed Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne Boleyn, was arrested, and executed. Margaret, his daughter, played a role in history, but […]

A Lab of One’s Own by Patricia Fara

A Lab of One’s Own by Patricia Fara

I bought A Lab of One’s Own by Patricia Fara after attending a seminar held by her. She has a lovely style of presenting and I did enjoy the seminar a lot. I had to take advantage and get a signed copy of the book. […]

Unnatural Causes by Richard Shepherd

Unnatural Causes by Richard Shepherd

Unnatural Causes by Richard Shepherd. I’ve seen him talking about the book at Victoria Derbyshire and this is why I’ve decided to borrow the book from the library. I’m very glad I did that. It’s the kind of book you would like to read in […]

In a Free Republic by Alison Plowden

In a Free Republic by Alison Plowden

In a Free Republic by Alison Plowden, is the last book Plowden published. One of the things that made me want to read this book was the name: “In a Free Republic”. It was something that made me curious, considering that the people during commonwealth […]

Great War Britain by Pamela Russell. Liverpool: Remembering 1914-18

Great War Britain by Pamela Russell. Liverpool: Remembering 1914-18

Great War Britain by Pamela Russell. Liverpool – Remembering 1914-18. I took this book from the library because I was curious about it. I like the way it was made, with lots of relevant pictures and beautiful decorated pages. Despite this I didn’t have high […]

An Armful of Animals by Malcolm D. Welshman

An Armful of Animals by Malcolm D. Welshman

I was asked to be a part of An Armful of Animals by Malcolm D. Welshman book tour*. This was a fun book to read. Welshman was a vet, now retired, who shares stories of his pets and some of the patients he had. The […]