Tag Archives: Book Reviews

Fusion Junction: Queen of Arts

Publisher: ABDOTC Publishing Date Published: 2008 Pages: 116 Size: 12.3″ by 9.5″ (Hardcover) Artwork by Female Illustrators ‘How wrong it is for women to expect the man to build  the world she wants, rather than set out to create it herself.’ – Anais Nin  The Fusion … Continue reading

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A Room Of One’s Own

Author: Virginia Woolf Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 1928 Pages: 112 I bought ‘A Room Of One’s Own’ for three reasons. Firstly, it was $10; who can say no to such prices? Secondly, Virginia Woolf possibly has one of the most … Continue reading

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To review or not to review?

What you see on this blog is the result of some pretty random circumstances. Some of my favorite books are on here, and some of my favorites sit quietly on my shelf, and might never to be reviewed. There have … Continue reading

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The Origin of Species

Author: Charles Darwin Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 1869 Pages: 459 I have finally finished ‘The Origin of Species’, a book that is still so controversial that a movie about Darwin’s life couldn’t even find distribution in the United States. It took me … Continue reading

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Gandhi: An Autobiography

The Story of My Experiments With Truth Author: M.K Gandhi Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 1927-1929 Pages: 454 Gandhi succeeded in uniting India in a national movement and did as much in the first half of the twentieth century as any other … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Wondered What Paedophiles Do With Their Spare Time?

Apparently between their jobs and abusing children they read book reviews – or more pointedly book reviews of Lolita. (Some would see this as befitting Vladimir Nabokov’s masterpiece, others as ironic). I bring this up because it is really interesting … Continue reading

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Cooking For Friends

Publisher: Harper Collins Date Published: 2008 Pages: 272 ‘As a chef, I work at a thousand miles an hour, but when I’m at home I want to slow down.’ My Father received this book for his birthday, but although he … Continue reading

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