The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui My rating: 5 of 5 stars A journey of life beautifully and candidly told. It almost feels too intimate. Very poignant.
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman My rating: 5 of 5 stars So we've got this character who is a bit of a pessimist, a bit of a trouble, a grumpy, stubborn and bitter but not entirely a bad person. Enjoyed the story and how we got glimpses into ove's not so easy past. … Continue reading A Man Called Ove -Fredrik Backman
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another book and yet another perspective. I never had any understanding of that era in that particular place, or how Geisha were brought up. This is not one of those fairy tales if that's what you are looking for. It is for … Continue reading Memoirs of a Geisha -Arthur Golden
Les Enfants de la liberté by Marc Levy My rating: 5 of 5 stars Une histoire sur les enfants qui ont lutté pour la liberté. Ceux qui se sont battus pour un monde meilleur. Ceci nous rappelle que la liberté que nous tenons pour acquis aujourd'hui a coûté des milliers de vies, de rêves et … Continue reading Les Enfants de la liberté -Marc Levy
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi My rating: 4 of 5 stars Valuable insight from a talented and promising neurosurgeon and neuroscientist. A doctor who finds himself in the shoe of a dying patient. I knew this wasn't going to be a happy joyful book and I still read it and I do not … Continue reading When Breath Becomes Air -Paul Kalanithi
Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal My rating: 4 of 5 stars Meticulous, well research and concise. This book has received a lot of attention in and for good reasons. If I was building a business right not and had to solve the problem of engagement and was allowed only one book … Continue reading Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products -Nir Eyal
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri My rating: 4 of 5 stars Something about this story feels deeply personal and relatable. It's warm and cold, hopeful and depressing; there is a sweet pang. It's an ordinary story about an ordinary family life but that along with the style in which the author weaves her words transform … Continue reading The Namesake -Jhumpa Lahiri