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 Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’

I’ve decided to kick off summer holidays by diving into some summer reading! First up; ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ by Rebecca Skloot.

Cancer cells taken from Henrietta Lacks in 1951 were the first human cells that were successfully cultured in the laboratory; the HeLa cells. These cells were vital in the development . . . → Read More: Summer Reading: ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’

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