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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret Synopsis : A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe The year was 1765, King Louis XV had ordered the first French expedition around the world, appointing eminent botanist Philibert Commerson to seek out medicines, spices and other resources that could give the French […]
Boomerang : The Meltdown Tour Synopsis Having made the U.S. financial crisis comprehensible for us all in The Big Short, Michael Lewis realised that he hadn’t begun to get grips with the full story. How exactly had it come to hit the rest of the world in the face too? Just how broke are we really? […]
LITTLE PRINCES, One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal Synopsis In search of adventure, 29-year-old Conor Grennan traded his day job for a year-long trip around the globe, a journey that began with a three-month stint volunteering at the Little Princes Children’s Home, an orphanage in war-torn Nepal. Conor was initially […]
The Professor and the Madman Synopsis Hidden within the rituals of the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary is a fascinating mystery. Professor James Murray was the distinguished editor of the OED project. Dr. William Chester Minor, an American surgeon who had served in the Civil War, was one of the most prolific contributors to the […]
Aronson’s simple story telling provides the reader a quick and easy read with just the right mix of technical explanation, humourous observation and personal philosophy.
BOOK RATING: The Story 3 / 5; The Writing 4 / 5 BOOK DETAILS: Eat, Pray, Love (The Book Depository), Eat, Pray, Love (Amazon) BOOK REVIEW: This is not your typical travel memoir. Eat, Pray, Love is a very candid sharing of one woman’s experiences in dealing with trauma and upheaval in her life. Elizabeth […]