How Food Works: The Facts Visually Explained by DK Publishing My rating: 4 of 5 stars As with of books from this publisher, this one too contains well researched facts that are beautifully presented. This is the kind of information I believe should be accessible to everyone especially from a very young age. The … Continue reading How Food Works: The Facts Visually Explained – DK Publishing
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
This is where I look back to what I have done this year. Usually, it is for the sake of a trip back to nostalgia lane before a new beginning but also about trying to make sense of how the year went by, whether it was any good. So the question "Was 2018 any good to me?" is a difficult one and I am going to try to answer it in my own way.
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