15: World Mythology in Bite-Sized Chunks – Mark Daniels

Book 15/52 – World Mythology in Bite-Sized Chunks, Mark Daniels (2016). The Works, Gloucester – £1.50 Ok firstly I just want to make something clear. I do not make it my mission to tour The Works stores of Britain. It just so happens I’ve really cut down on my spending since joining the world of work and the Works is the only place I let … Continue reading 15: World Mythology in Bite-Sized Chunks – Mark Daniels

13: Shakespeare’s Tremor and Orwell’s Cough – John J. Ross

Book 13/52 – Shakespeare’s Tremor and Orwell’s Cough: Diagnosing the Medical Groans and Last Gasps of Ten Great Writers, John J. Ross M.D. (2014). The Last Bookshop, Bristol – 2 for £5. We’ve made it to April everybody! Congratulations all – it is a little terrifying to think that we are technically a 3rd of the way through the year. Where does the time go? … Continue reading 13: Shakespeare’s Tremor and Orwell’s Cough – John J. Ross

Where I am At

Hello book people! It has been a little while, I have to confess. I am still on track for and working towards my 52 books in year goal…but for my current read I happened to pick a little 526 page non-fiction number on ‘the long relationship between the British Isles and the people of Africa and the Caribbean.’ It is a great book, super interesting. … Continue reading Where I am At

8: The Planet Remade – Oliver Morton

Book 8/52 – The Planet Remade, Oliver Morton (2015). Waterstones, Bristol – £9.99: Christmas gift card. Dia dhuit readers! Apologies for the delay on the book review this week, but I am currently in Dublin at the moment. Been very busy being drunk, hungover, or walking around in the cold. Just been taking an extended weekend mini break – decided the visit the Emerald Isle … Continue reading 8: The Planet Remade – Oliver Morton

The End of Faith: Sam Harris

No personal God need be worshipped for us to live in awe at the beauty and immensity of creation. Strap in folks, this one is pretty serious! The End of Faith looks to challenge attitudes towards religion in the modern world and how far it can be judged to be compatible with a rational and scientific society. Sam Harris is an author, philosopher and neuroscientist who … Continue reading The End of Faith: Sam Harris

The Establishment: Owen Jones

…and how they get away with it. I’m sorry it has been so long since I have done any reviews. I’ve been reading this last one since around Christmas but I haven’t had the time to finish it, what with paying for the pleasure of reading for my degree. I picked this book because I’ve been going through a non-fiction phase and fancied something that … Continue reading The Establishment: Owen Jones