Readings


“To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.” -A.C. Grayling.

Here we help you discover the wonderful, fulfilling and exciting world of books. We will say when some books are much better or worse than others. However we also believe no book is a waste of time as there is always something to be learnt, some sort of new information to be understood, a new perspective to be appreciated. Whether the book is enjoyed or not the reader’s knowledge is always better off for the experience. This section of the website is continually updated as each new book is reviewed.

So don’t be afraid to leave a comment or ask a question – any discussion on books is good discussion. Happy reading, friends!

 

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Recent Book Reviews

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story by Dan Harris

is the deep – warts and all – personal story into the mind of ABC news anchor Dan Harris. The reader is taken on a whirlwind tour into his innermost secrets and problems. From drug addictions to panic attacks and selfish desires to insecurities there is no part of Harris left unturned in 10% Happier.

Genre: History & People, Non - Fiction

The Children Act by Ian McEwan

The Children Act is so beautifully written. A short but clever book that deals with ethics and religion in the law and creates raw characters with real issues […]

Genre: Fiction - General

KP: The Autobiography by Kevin Pietersen

For anybody who has watched and loved cricket over the last ten years Kevin Pietersen is a personality and talent that is often talked about. In this book he holds nothing back in giving his side of the story of life for him in the English cricket team […]

Genre: History & People

The Private Patient by P.D. James

This is a mystery novel of the highest calibre. James is so clever and skillful at creating deep characters with mysteries and secrets that it is nigh on impossible for the reader to not be drawn headfirst into the plot […]

Genre: Fiction - Crime

False Impression by Jeffrey Archer

The master story teller is at it again. I say it time and time again but it is worth repeating- Jeffrey Archer just knows how to expertly write a great riveting, entertaining and thrilling story […]

Genre: Fiction - Crime, Fiction - General