Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is one of those books where you enjoy the story without necessary liking the main character. Onkonkwo is a lot of things but I doubt being "likable" can be considered one of them. Things Fall Apart is the first book that I … Continue reading Things Fall Apart -Chinua Achebe
Research Methods for Business Students by Mark N.K. Saunders My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have been absent from writing reviews for a while and one of the many reasons is that I was working on my MPhil/PhD research proposal. It was a stressful phase in my life and this book has been instrumental … Continue reading Research Methods for Business Students -Mark N.K. Saunders, Philip Lewis, Adrian Thornhill
20th Century: History As You've Never Seen It Before by Richard Overy My rating: 4 of 5 stars Any person remotely interested in history will find this book very captivating. This book is a visual delight. It is filled with records, photography and illustration designs from the various eras making it easier to get a … Continue reading 20th Century: History As You’ve Never Seen It Before – Richard Overy
If I had to gift something to a very curious child, I cannot think of a more appropriate gift than this book. From wheels, pulleys, zippers, engines to the touchscreen, smartphones, 3D printers and drones, this book has them all illustrated and explained.
A Heart Surgeon’s Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table
I thought I knew what to expect with this one but I was taken by surprise. This is in my opinion the best book of Khaled Hosseini that I have read, his masterpiece. I found reading from the various perspectives and timelines very pleasant. Khaled has a way with words that I wish I had. His characters are humane, with flaws, that feels relatable.
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman My rating: 4 of 5 stars We think we are the paragons of rationality; that we have valid and logical reasons to makes decisions the way we do, to have opinions the way we have, and to choose what we do. Kahneman's research might be hard to digest … Continue reading Thinking, Fast and Slow -Daniel Kahneman