Communism and Hunger by Andrea Graziosi

Communism and Hunger by Andrea Graziosi

Communism and Hunger by Andrea Graziosi (editor) – The Ukrainian, Chinese, Kazakh, and Soviet Famines in Comparative Perspective – is a book based on presentations given at a conference from 2014. Each author presented a paper on a different topic, on Holodomor, on the Chinese…

Female innovators who changed our world by Emma Shimizu

Female innovators who changed our world by Emma Shimizu

Female innovators who changed our world by Emma Shimizu is a good book, I enjoyed reading it. It is about women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). There are 46 women presented, mainly from US, but there are some Brits, Europeans, and a few…

The History of the World in 100 Pandemics, Plagues and Epidemics by Paul Chrystal

The History of the World in 100 Pandemics, Plagues and Epidemics by Paul Chrystal

I kept a close eye on the current pandemic, so when I saw the local library had The History of the World in 100 Pandemics, Plagues and Epidemics by Paul Chrystal I borrowed it. I read books by this author before and this is well…

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang is the true story of three amazing women, the grandmother, mother, and daughter. I decided to choose history as a category for this book because despite it being personal, it shows a lot of the Chinese…