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Mar 8, 2024

The Enchantment of Oriental Prose: An Odyssey of Tales

Oriental prose unveils a resplendent mosaic of cultural ethos, ancestral legacies, and narratives that have ensnared bibliophiles across the terrestrial sphere. Its opulent diversity emanates from the plethora of nations and collectives throughout Asia, each endowing their distinctive timbre and outlook to the universal compendium of literature. This discourse ventures into the quintessence

Mar 8, 2024

Some People Need Killing

Title: Some People Need Killing Authors: Patricia Evangelista In an era where the sanctity of human life is increasingly under debate, Patricia Evangelista’s “Some People Need Killing” emerges as a harrowing yet essential exploration of the drug war in the Philippines. Evangelista, a seasoned journalist, offers a deeply human chronicle that traverses the

Mar 7, 2024

The artistic flair inspiring greener European cities

In the Dutch capital Amsterdam, a thoroughfare called the Stadhouderskade is being reclaimed by residents. They’re turning the car-clogged artery into a two-kilometre-long haven for nature and people.  Students of art, engineering, mathematics, science and technology are helping to drive the transformation. Their role is to offer artistic, social and technical advice on

Mar 1, 2024

Churchill: An Extraordinary Life

Title: Churchill: An Extraordinary Life Authors: Sarah Gristwood, Margaret Gaskin, National Trust Books In the vast ocean of literature dedicated to the iconic British statesman Winston Churchill, “Churchill: An Extraordinary Life” emerges as a unique and captivating exploration of a man whose legacy is as immense as the history he helped shape. Authored

Feb 23, 2024

Unveiling the Influence of Asia on the Global Fashion Scene: A Panoramic Journey

Preamble: Asia’s Magnificent Influence in the Realm of Fashion Within the kaleidoscope of the worldwide fashion scene, Asia emerges as a vibrant luminary, casting its profound influence over catwalks, streets, and wardrobes across the globe. From the intricacies of Indian embroidery to the understated refinement of Japanese style, the manifold cultures and rich

Feb 23, 2024

American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Title: American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer Author: Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin In “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer,” authors Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin deliver a meticulously researched and gripping biography of one of the most enigmatic figures of the 20th

Feb 16, 2024

The Wager

Title: The Wager Author: David Grann In the latest offering from the international bestselling author of “Killers of the Flower Moon” and “The Lost City of Z,” “The Wager” presents a riveting narrative that weaves together elements of survival, betrayal, and the quest for justice. Set against the backdrop of the 18th-century imperial

Feb 9, 2024

King: The Life of Martin Luther King

Title: King: The Life of Martin Luther King Author: Jonathan Eig In the realm of literary contributions to the understanding of historical figures, Jonathan Eig’s “King: The Life of Martin Luther King” stands out as a monumental achievement. Recently selected as one of Barack Obama’s favourite books of 2023, this New York Times

Feb 2, 2024

The Diary of a CEO: The 33 Laws of Business and Life

Title: The Diary of a CEO: The 33 Laws of Business and Life Author: Steven Bartlett In a world where business books often rehash the same themes, Steven Bartlett’s “The Diary of a CEO: The 33 Laws of Business and Life” emerges as a breath of fresh air. Not just another tome on