Clinical Versus Statistical Prediction: A Theoretical Analysis And A Review Of The Evidence by Paul E. Meehl My rating: 2 of 5 stars I got the gist of it but in no mood to read something this detailed. It is a good book just not meant for me. At chapter 5 I realized that it … Continue reading Clinical Versus Statistical Prediction – Paul E. Meehl
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
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.