Permanent Record by Edward Snowden (Book Review)

Writing this review might spell unprecedented doom to me as I am reviewing a book written by a fugitive, a ‘leaker’ and a man who values truth more than the rest of the world. At the age of 29, Edward Snowden was willing to put everything in his life to gamble in order to formContinue reading “Permanent Record by Edward Snowden (Book Review)”

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl (Book Review)

The book illustrates the experience of a psychologist in a concentration camp during the odious Holocaust. Battling with the mental dreads and also the physical ones, we get to see through the eyes of an actual prisoner from a psychological point of view, giving the readers a different perspective of life itself. Viktor managed toContinue reading “Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl (Book Review)”

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari (Book Review)

My first impression of this book is that people in this contemporary have no clue about what they are living for and what they are living in. Humans are slowly devoured by the exponential growth of biotech and infotech. When we are still struggling to get a pass in our old, archaic education system, bigContinue reading “21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari (Book Review)”

Hear the Wind Sing by Haruki Murakami (Book Review)

Another Murakami book from me, but this time I read one of his first novels- more like a novelette. The book started with a prologue of how Murakami started off his career, some of the elements there were covered in his other works. As usual, he has this nonchalant and light way of delivering theContinue reading “Hear the Wind Sing by Haruki Murakami (Book Review)”

Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry by Jeffrey Lieberman & Ogi Ogas (Book Review)

An interesting insight of the annals of psychology. This book dwell deep into the history of the doctors for mental illness, minute and detailed story line-up that explains how this industry had been stigmatized and now being one of the frontiers in keeping the health of our mind in check. Before the 2000s-ish epoch, mostContinue reading “Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry by Jeffrey Lieberman & Ogi Ogas (Book Review)”

The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer (Book Review)

This was my first lengthier book after a few months of light reading, this was somewhat heavy but not as much weight as I expected. The book was a fun, gripping read. The fact that it was un-put-down-able already beaten an average book. Stephenie managed to utilize every small detail in her writings, even theContinue reading “The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer (Book Review)”

what we talk about when we talk about love by Raymond Carver (Book Review)

Nothing more American than this book, I had a tough time reading this book as I failed to comprehend the intrinsic meaning of each section of this book. This is a compilation of American shorts from the 80s which peered into the lives of normalcy- adultery, alcoholism, vices and enigmas- spelling the word America. AlthoughContinue reading “what we talk about when we talk about love by Raymond Carver (Book Review)”

Ma Huateng & Tencent 腾讯 by Leng Hu (Book Review)

Ma Huateng, also known as Pony Ma, is one of the co-founders of Tencent company. Pony Ma is one of the master copiers in the world, copying his way to pave his own in China, and even the whole world. copy + innovation = success That is more or less most of the business plansContinue reading “Ma Huateng & Tencent 腾讯 by Leng Hu (Book Review)”

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami (Book Review)

This is the first book that I picked up after months of hibernation from reading. I took a hiatus from doing these reviews because I had to take care of more important stuffs resulting to no time in doing any sort of reading. Anyhow, here I am, back into reading books, again. If you haveContinue reading “What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami (Book Review)”