My Favourite Books I Read in 2016

I tend to have at least two books on the go at any one time: one fic­tion, one non-fic­­tion. I read fic­tion when I go to bed, since I read some­where that fic­tion encour­ages present-state atten­tion, which makes you feel sleepy. It works for me. I gen­er­al­ly read non-fic­­tion (or, more often, Pock­et arti­cles) when I’m com­mut­ing. My Goodreads […]

My Favourite Books I Read in 2015

Many peo­ple have made a New Year’s res­o­lu­tion to read more. I won’t. I already read a lot. Accord­ing to my Goodreads list, I read 24 books last year (and that’s on top of all the arti­cles pub­lished across the web). I can’t pos­si­bly review all of them, but these were my high­lights of 2015. By far the best book, because […]

Blogging The Highlights: Sapiens [Part One]

Ear­li­er this year I read Yuval Noah Harari’s book, Sapi­ens: A Brief His­to­ry of Humankind. It is, with­out a doubt, one of the most amaz­ing, eye-open­ing, mind-expand­ing books I’ve ever read. I’ve want­ed for some time to write a review of it, but have been slight­ly daunt­ed by the thought of try­ing to do it jus­tice. Even using quotes […]