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Books, Featured, Highlights / 31.03.2021

A Net for Small Fishes was being raved about in our office and a few people whose taste I trust really harked the hallowed angels and sang this book’s praise. I ended up doing what any good book reader would do when faced with such a situation, I picked up a copy for myself, sipped my tea and started the first page. The last I remember — some time thereafter — was me finishing the book a few days later wondering why I was suddenly drinking tea with my pinkie finger extended....

Books, Featured, Highlights / 10.01.2021

Humankind’s subtitle of ‘A Hopeful History’ is, I feel, entirely well deserved. 2020 was a year populated with nine-times-out-of-ten negative news and a really noticeable uptick in doomscrolling and, for a book to release during the stretch of time that’s a watershed of positivity about human history, is refreshing in a way that non-fiction books sometimes fail to be....

Books, Featured, Highlights / 03.01.2021

  As you have guessed, I have done some epic reading during this pandemic. What with the mixture of ‘missing’ social interaction and the publication of some epic books, can you really blame me? However, up front: Leave the World Behind isn’t great for pandemic anxiety, so please take that into consideration.   About the Book: A magnetic novel about two families, strangers to each other, who are forced together on a long weekend gone terribly wrong Amanda and Clay head out to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a vacation: a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time with their...