Posts tagged with ‘non-fiction’

  • The Wright Brothers (Book Review)

    The Wright Brothers (Book Review)

    By on September 14, 2017

    It is the perfect blend of a great writer and thorough researcher– with a direct and unadorned style– writing...

  • The Glass Universe (Book Review)

    The Glass Universe (Book Review)

    By on August 20, 2017

    If you are interested in astronomy, or like detailed histories especially in the sciences, or you are interested in...

  • invention of nature book review

    The Invention of Nature (Book Review)

    By on March 27, 2017

    This biography of Alexander Von Humboldt is brilliantly researched, pragmatically told, and wildly relevant. I give it five stars.

  • Sunday sketching book review

    Sunday Sketching (Book Review)

    By on March 5, 2017

    This is an absolutely wonderful book. It is part memoir, part a book about design and creativity, part humor...

  • Book Review: Interrupted

    Book Review: Interrupted

    By on January 11, 2017

    This fresh book is thankfully neither self-satisfied nor the last word, but the beginning of a discussion on what...

  • Book Review: Soul of an Octopus

    Book Review: Soul of an Octopus

    By on November 28, 2016

    This book challenges our material assumptions about consciousness and the sources of intelligence in an effective and captivating way.

  • Book Review: Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

    By on August 8, 2016

    This slim volume is wonderful. I give it five stars. It is concise and understandable, relevant and expansive.

  • Book Review Humans of New York

    Book Review: Humans of New York

    By on July 22, 2016

    In this book, the variety of people is fascinating, as are the colors, comments, and costumes.

  • Book Review: Abundance

    Book Review: Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think

    By on July 15, 2016

    Here is a vision of the future where everyone can win. You might be as glad as I was...

  • Getting Things Done summary

    Getting Things Done (Book Review and Summary)

    By on January 19, 2016

    For those who would benefit from a summary of the book, I've included my notes below.

  • Books We Got for Christmas

    By on December 27, 2015

    Here are the books we got for Christmas. I received two art books and two cookbooks, all of which...

  • Advent book, Goodness and Light

    Book Review: Goodness and Light

    By on December 23, 2015

    The selections in here are from a wide range of great writers, from many different angles on the Christian...