Drug Wars by Neil Woods

Drug Wars by Neil Woods

I wanted to read this book, Drug Wars by Neil Woods and J S Rafaeli, for a while. I attended a lecture with Woods a couple of years ago, but I had no cash with me, so I couldn’t purchase the book after the lecture.…

The Death of Expertise by Tom Nichols

The Death of Expertise by Tom Nichols

You might ask yourself why I’ve decided to read The Death of Expertise by Tom Nichols right now. Because it is a highly relevant book at this time. I was happy to see it available online, for a couple of months, on Bodleian, as the…

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith – An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations – was on my to-read list for a long time and now, finally, I got to read the first one, which is made up of…

Invisible Women by Caroline Criado-Pérez

Invisible Women by Caroline Criado-Pérez

I saw this book, Invisible Women by Caroline Criado-Pérez – Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men, last year. I wasn’t sure I will enjoy it, because I assumed the author is very much a left-wing feminist and she will not be able…

The Future of Capitalism by Paul Collier

The Future of Capitalism by Paul Collier

I like Collier’s writing style and I’ve been reading a few books by him. The latest one being The Future of Capitalism by Paul Collier, with the subtitle Facing the New Anxieties, a book published last year. Sir Paul Collier is a world-renowned economist, professor…

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton is a book I wanted to read after seeing her delivering the University of Oxford Romanes Lecture last year. As today is International Women’s Day I thought it will be appropriate to share my review of her book. The…

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…

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…

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…

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…