Tag: non fiction

Sep 18

Book Review: Unthinkable

Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World’s Strangest Brains by Helen Thomson This is a good book for any fans of neurology studies who has read about case studies of people with really odd brains and wondered what the people themselves were really like. From the woman who gets lost in her own home to …

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Mar 15

Book Review: The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue

The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue by Michael J. Tougias I love stories of maritime disaster. I love tense, sitting-on-the-edge-of-your-seat action stories. And this audiobook was only four-and-a-half hours long! Surely this would be a great listen? And this book did provide some action so tense …

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Mar 11

Book Review: Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam M. Grant Like the best of this sort of non-fiction pop-science book, it’s hard to say exactly what the book is about. Yes, it sort of touches on “how non-conformists move the world” but it’s more like a collection of true stories around the theme of how …

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Dec 06

Book Review: The Violinist’s Thumb

The Violinist’s Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code by Sam Kean Sam Kean’s first book THE DISAPPEARING SPOON was my favorite book I read last year, so I was very excited to read this one, hoping that it would be chock full of the same …

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