Reading Project 2018 – The Wonderbox #3

I heard the author of this book, Roman Krznaric being interviewed on the radio about his new book and thought to myself  – what a fascinating guy. I must read the book in question. But alas my library does not keep it. Boo hoo. My library does keep a couple of his books and this…

Reading Project 2018 – Utopia for Realists #2

I ordered this book by Rutger Bregman from my library months ago and when I got back from my summer holidays, it was sitting on my kitchen bench ready to be read! My other half has already started reading it and seems to be enjoying its contents. Now it was my turn to read it…

Reading Project 2018 – Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? #1

I should have read this book before watching the film. But alas I knew of the film LONG before I even knew the book existed! I watched Blade Runner in the 1980’s and 1990’s and recently (last year). As I am currently reading a lot of utopian and dystopian ideas, it got me thinking how…

Reading Project 2017 – Letters to a Young Writer #9

“Go to the library” and “Don’t be a dick!” are two of my favourite advice from Colum McCann‘s thoughtful book. This is not one of those books that give you technical know-how on what to write, how to create plots or writing exercises to get the creative juices going. It’s more like a literary journey…