Category: Non-fiction.

Book Review: The End of Craving by Mark Schatzker

Book Review: The End of Craving by Mark Schatzker

I will fully admit to choosing this book based on the cover alone; the single square of chocolate signaled to me that within these pages, I may find the solution to my chocolate addiction. Now don’t get me wrong, I would never give up eating chocolate entirely,...
Double Book Review: Brené Brown at Work and Home

Double Book Review: Brené Brown at Work and Home

I’m not quite sure what prompted my purchase of Dare to Lead by Brené Brown, perhaps I saw it listed on some leadership book list and decided I needed to take the plunge. I read a few pages when I first got it, and then quickly abandoned it for more fun...
Book Review: Once a Bitcoin Miner by Ethan Lou

Book Review: Once a Bitcoin Miner by Ethan Lou

The subtitle of Ethan Lou’s book Once a Bitcoin Miner is: Scandal and Turmoil in the Cryptocurrency Wild West, which is both a figurative and literal reference to what is discussed in this entertaining work of journalism. I’ll admit to being immediately...
Book Review: The Shaytan Bride by Sumaiya Matin

Book Review: The Shaytan Bride by Sumaiya Matin

A morbid curiosity first drew me to this book, but The Shaytan Bride by Sumaiya Matin also stood out to me as a memoir that every feminsit should read. There are also elements of the supernatural, as the Shaytan is a spirit from Islam that supposedly possesses women,...
Book Review: Intimations by Zadie Smith

Book Review: Intimations by Zadie Smith

I distinctly remember the day this book arrived on my doorstep. When I opened the package, I thought to myself how weird it was that the first book about Covid and its disruptions was finally being printed, and how surreal it felt to put it on my shelf. I thought to...