30-Second Anatomy by Gabrielle Finn

30-Second Anatomy by Gabrielle Finn

30-Second Anatomy by Gabrielle Finn is another book in the 30-Second series I’ve enjoyed this year. It made me remember some of the things I learned while in high-school, and it also showed me how much I forgot from high-school at the same time. The…

Instant Science by Jennifer Crouch

Instant Science by Jennifer Crouch

Instant Science by Jennifer Crouch* is another book I received for a review. I’ve enjoyed this one too, almost as much as I did the other ones in the series. Why almost as much? Because this, unlike the others, deals with a few sciences and…

Instant Engineering by Joel Levy

Instant Engineering by Joel Levy

Instant Engineering by Joel Levy is the second book I read from the Instant Series and I enjoyed it a lot. Like the previous one, on history, this book too contains about 170 pages of interesting details about engineering theories, discoveries, or scientists. I think…

Our final century by Martin Rees

Our final century by Martin Rees

Our final century by Martin Rees – A scientist’s warning how terror, error, and environmental disaster threaten humankind’s future in this century – on earth and beyond. I reserved this book from the library just before hearing about it in a talk at Davos in…

30-Second Physics by Brian Clegg

30-Second Physics by Brian Clegg

30-Second Physics by Brian Clegg is another book from this series that I got from a museum gift shop. I liked the first book in the series that I read, 30-Second Elements, so I was very curious about this one. It is a very good…

30-Second Elements by Eric Scerri

30-Second Elements by Eric Scerri

My husband got this book, 30-Second Elements by Eric Scerri, after visiting the Science Museum in Oxford. It is part of a series of 30 seconds books on a large array of topics, from sciences to arts and humanities. I will read more books from…

Nine Pints by Rose George

Nine Pints by Rose George

Nine Pints by Rose George might sound like a book about pubs, until you read the subtitle: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood. The book is called Nine Pints because this is, roughly, as much as we have. It is such a…

The Magic of Reality by Richard Dawkins

The Magic of Reality by Richard Dawkins

I bought this book, The Magic of Reality by Richard Dawkins: How We Know What’s Really True, in February when I went to London for Darwin Day Lecture. I bought a few books from there and I did read most of them, but I also…

The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells

The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells

I was curious about The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells – Life After Warming. Global warming is something we should be dealing with, but we are not. There are plenty of warnings, from TV shows like Planet Earth or War on Plastic, to just listening…

Tamed by Alice Roberts

Tamed by Alice Roberts

I bought Tamed by Alice Roberts – Ten Species That Changed Our World when I was in London for Darwin’s Day, back in February. It was a lovely evening where Richard Dawkins talked and, after that, my husband and I bought a few books, including…

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…

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…

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.…

The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

I’ve read the 30th anniversary edition of The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins, one of the many editions of the book. It’s written in such a lovely way, clear, for laypersons, that can appeal to almost everybody. If you read it, is obvious why it…