Book Review – Earthshot: How to Save Our Planet by Colin Butfield, Jonnie Hughes

About the Book: A book of action and optimism to save our planet. With an introduction from Prince William and contributions from Sir David Attenborough, Shakira Mebarak, Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Naoko Yamazaki and Christiana Figueres, EARTHSHOT shows us how, by working together, we can solve earth's greatest challenges. As Prince William, founder of The Earthshot … Continue reading Book Review – Earthshot: How to Save Our Planet by Colin Butfield, Jonnie Hughes

Book Review: The First Time I Thought I Was Dying by Sarah Walker

About the Book: A dazzling collection of essays that unpacks our unruly bodies and minds and questions why we are taught to fear and punish them, from an exciting and award-winning new author. We live in a world that expects us to be constantly in control of ourselves. Our bodies and minds, though, have other … Continue reading Book Review: The First Time I Thought I Was Dying by Sarah Walker

Book Review: Say Nothing: A True Story Of Murder and Memory In Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe

About the Book: WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING 2019 A BARACK OBAMA BEST BOOK OF 2019 SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION 2019 TIME’s #1 Best Nonfiction Book of 2019 A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER One night in December 1972, Jean McConville, a mother of ten, was abducted from her … Continue reading Book Review: Say Nothing: A True Story Of Murder and Memory In Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe

Book Review: How to Think Like Shakespeare by Scott Newstok

How to Think Like Shakespeare: Lessons from a Renaissance Education... About the Book: A lively and engaging guide to vital habits of mind that can help you think more deeply, write more effectively, and learn more joyfully. How to Think like Shakespeare offers an enlightening and entertaining guide to the craft of thought — one … Continue reading Book Review: How to Think Like Shakespeare by Scott Newstok

Book Review: The Haunting of Alma Fielding by Kate Summerscale

The Haunting of Alma Fielding: A True Ghost Story... SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2020 About the Book: London, 1938. Alma Fielding, an ordinary young woman, begins to experience supernatural events in her suburban home. Nandor Fodor – a Jewish-Hungarian refugee and chief ghost hunter for the International Institute for Psychical research – begins … Continue reading Book Review: The Haunting of Alma Fielding by Kate Summerscale

Author Talks: Sue Williams on discovering two remarkable friends and their shared story of changing the world, one patient at a time

I first met Australian icon Dr Catherine Hamlin when I went travelling in Ethiopia at the end of 2017. I spent a few days at the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital talking to her for a magazine article, and learning about her tremendous work caring for girls and women who were suffering debilitating childbirth injuries, and … Continue reading Author Talks: Sue Williams on discovering two remarkable friends and their shared story of changing the world, one patient at a time

Quick Shots Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Becoming... About the Book: An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States. In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America-the first African-American to … Continue reading Quick Shots Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Book Review: Fathoms: the world in the whale by Rebecca Giggs

Fathoms... About the Book: When Rebecca Giggs encountered a humpback whale stranded on her local beach in Australia, she began to wonder how the lives of whales might shed light on the condition of our seas. How do whales experience environmental change? Has our connection to these fabled animals been transformed by technology? What future … Continue reading Book Review: Fathoms: the world in the whale by Rebecca Giggs