Books: ‘The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher’

I’ve been reading a lot and I keep thinking that I should keep track of the books I read in some way. Since I’ve rather neglected this blog lately, I though I would revive it to act as a place to store my ‘book reports’. Not sure if this will be of interest to anyone . . . → Read More: Books: ‘The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher’

Summer Reading: ‘Quiet’

Next on my summer reading list is Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain. This book was a recommendation of one of my students’ parents. I had watched Susan Cain’s TED Talk on this topic so my appetite was whetted.

Some of the main points in ‘Quiet’ . . . → Read More: Summer Reading: ‘Quiet’

Summer Reading: ‘The Code Book’

One thing that I love about school holidays is having the time to read! The first book I read this summer was ‘The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography’ by Simon Singh. I chose this book because in the new school year I will be exploring code (cipher) making . . . → Read More: Summer Reading: ‘The Code Book’

Summer Reading: Drive

One thing I really love about the summer holidays is having more time to read. I’ve really enjoyed the books I’ve read so far and thought I would write a few short posts about them. In this first post I’ll discuss Drive by Daniel H. Pink.

Drive

Drive is the second book that . . . → Read More: Summer Reading: Drive

Re-discovering Books

Or the Silver Lining of Being Sick

So far 2009 has been a bit of a bust for me as I have been sick for the entire time with a variety of non-life-threatening ailments. The plus side is that I have been able to read some books! Back in the spring I bought Daniel Pink’s . . . → Read More: Re-discovering Books