Book recommendations and reviews for non-fiction books. Categories include politics, biography, memoir, economics, history, identity, philosophy, society, and science.

Hi there! I started this blog as I enjoy reading non-fiction books and wanted to remember what I read. I hope others can gain something from the reviews, summaries and recommendations I share here.

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Book Review: The Silk Roads: A New History of the World by Peter Frankopan

This book follows the cities and countries which fall on the infamous ancient Silk Road to explain the rise and fall of some of the world’s greatest empires, as well as how ideas and languages have travelled across the world.

As a result of its global scope and coverage, this book provides a firm grounding in international affairs and an understanding of today: Why are country relations as they are? Why do languages have commonalities? Why are economic inequalities as they are?

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Book Review: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

“It is only a slight exaggeration to say that happiness is the experience of spending time with people you love and who love you.”

This is a very comprehensive book that takes you through different models of thinking and perception. It will help you to understand basic psychological theory and how to tap into your own intuition to use it effectively in daily life, such as for making decisions.

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