October 1, 2019

Enlightening and timeless art of Iwasaki Tsuneo

Painting Enlightenment: Healing Visions of… by Paula Arai, US $29.95, Pp 200, September 2019, ISBN 978-1611807561 Japanese biologist and artist Iwasaki Tsuneo was not well known […]
September 30, 2019

When Catholic Church and modernity came face-to-face

The Irony of Modern Catholic History: How the Church Rediscovered Itself by George Weigel, Basic Books, US $30.00, Pp 324, September 2019, ISBN 978-0465094332 It is […]
September 27, 2019

Our world is structured by concentrated corporate power

Goliath: The 100-Year War Between… by Matt Stoller, Simon & Schuster, US $29.99, Pp 584, October 2019, ISBN 978-1501183089 Our world has drastically changed in the […]
September 25, 2019

Best thrillers and mystery novels to read this autumn

Vendetta in Death by J. D. Robb, St. Martin’s Press, US $28.99, Pp 356, September 2019, ISBN 978-1250207173 The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter, William Morrow, […]
September 23, 2019

How to take control of your life in the age of smartphones

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life by Nir Eyal, BenBella Books, US $26.95, Pp 272, September 2019, ISBN 978-1948836531 Do you find […]
September 18, 2019

Learning to think logically

The Art of Statistics: How to… by David Spiegelhalter, Basic Books, US $32.00, Pp 428, September 2019, ISBN 978-1541618510 People have always counted and measured but […]
September 16, 2019

Why black lives should matter

Hands Up, Don’t Shoot by Jennifer E Cobbina, New York University Press, US $25.00, Pp 236, July 2019, ISBN 978-1479874415 When a white police officer, Darren […]
September 15, 2019

Irresistible, mouth-watering and healthy

Two Peas & Their Pod Cookbook: Favorite Everyday Recipes… by Maria Lichty, Grand Central Publishing, US $32.00, Pp 320, September 2019, ISBN 978-1538730133 The Peach Truck […]
September 7, 2019

“The universe is not a safe space”

End Times: A Brief Guide… by Bryan Walsh, Hachette Books, US $29.00, Pp 402, August 2019, ISBN 978-0316449618 Most of us believe the world will come […]
August 30, 2019

The meteoric rise of Tesla…

Ludicrous: The Unvarnished Story… by Edward Niedermeyer, BenBella Books, US $27.95, Pp 220, August 2019, ISBN 978-1948836128 A few years ago, Tesla Motors and its CEO […]
August 29, 2019

Socialism is neither dead nor a utopia

The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era… by Bhaskar Sunkara, Basic Books, US $28.00, Pp 274, April 2019, ISBN 978-1541617391 What if […]
August 28, 2019

The spies who helped President Lincoln win the Civil War

Lincoln’s Spies: Their Secret War… by Douglas Waller, Simon & Schuster, US $35.00, Pp 624, August 2019, ISBN 978-1501126840 The use of intelligence in war is […]
August 26, 2019

Re-contextualizing Talmudic knowledge

In This Hour: Heschel’s Writings in Nazi Germany and London Exile by Abraham Joshua Heschel, Helen Plotkin (Editor), The Jewish Publication Society, US $29.95 Pp 200, […]
August 25, 2019

Best mystery novels for this summer

Big Sky by Kate Atkinson, Little, Brown and Company, US $28.00, Pp 400, June 2019, ISBN 978-0316523097 Outfox by Sandra Brown, Grand Central Publishing, US $28.00, […]
August 22, 2019

The Zen way of redefining and creating hope

Deep Hope: Zen Guidance for Staying… by Diane Eshin Rizzetto, Shambhala, US $18.95, Pp 176, June 2019, ISBN 978-1611804775 Our world is filled with sadness. There […]