Quick Review: The Almanack of Naval Ravikant

Introduction The Almanack of Naval Ravikant is a short book, but it is going to be challenging to review concisely due to its high wisdom-to-word ratio. It captivated me with its profound insights and guidance on wealth and happiness. This book brings the famous words of Benjamin Franklin to mind, “An investment in knowledge pays […]

Quick Review: Lifespan by David A. Sinclair

In “Lifespan: Why We Are and Why We Don’t Have to“, David A. Sinclair takes readers on a captivating journey through the latest research on longevity. This book challenges the notion that aging is an inevitable process, presenting it instead as a treatable condition caused by a loss of information. Join me as I delve […]

Quick Review: The Beginning of Infinity by David Deutsch

“The Beginning of Infinity” by David Deutsch is a mind-boggling book that explores a wide range of topics such as philosophy, science, human nature, and the potential of human progress. David Deutsch is a physicist and philosopher, and a pioneer within the field of quantum computing. In The Beginning of Infinity he delves into the […]

How to Never Run out of Books to Read – 4 Tips!

Here are 4 excellent ways to to find and great books to read and ensure that you never run out of reading inspiration. 1. Find out what books inspired the people you admire. A fantastic hack for discovering great books is to follow the reading habits of those you admire. Influential figures like Oprah, Bill […]

Quick Review: Discipline is Destiny by Ryan Holiday

“Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.” This advice, imparted by the Stoic philosopher Seneca, to the Roman leaders he counseled, raises important questions: Are we truly free if we cannot control our impulses or find the energy to fulfill our responsibilities? Conversely, can we consider ourselves free if our ambition […]

Quick Review: The Stranger by Albert Camus

“Maman died today. Or yesterday maybe, I don’t know. I got a telegram from the home: “Mother deceased. Funeral tomorrow. Faithfully yours.” These opening lines from Albert Camus’ timeless classic, “The Stranger,” encapsulate the essence of the novel and set the stage for a thought-provoking exploration of the absurdity of existence. As a first-person narrative […]

Review: American Prometheus – An Oppenheimer biography

American Prometheus by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin is a captivating biography of Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist who led the Manhattan Project, which developed the atomic bomb. The book provides insights into Oppenheimer’s life, his commitment to ethical reflection, intellectual curiosity, interdisciplinary thinking, and humility. In this blog post, we will review American Prometheus, […]

Quick Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot is a non-fiction book that tells the story of a woman whose cancer cells were taken without her knowledge in 1951 and used for scientific research. The Immortal HeLa Cells The HeLa cells was the first immortal cell line ever discovered. This means that they can […]

Quick Review: Hold on To Your Kids by Gabor Maté

Being a parent is hard. Children have not changed for the worse, but the culture and context of parenting have become a challenge. In Hold on to Your Kids, authors Gabor Maté and Gordon Neufeld argue that peers have become the primary influence on children’s behavior, leading to numerous social and emotional challenges. Attachment: The […]

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