Book Review – A world without Email

Are you in the knowledge industry and love reading and replying to a plethora of emails when you’re at work? Well, if you do this book isn’t for you. This book is about re-imagining and finding more efficient, focused and less stressful ways of being productive in your professional life without the bombardment of emails….

Book Review – The Remains of the Day

I was listening to The Bookshelf during their regular book club session when I heard this book being discussed. They were in fact chatting about Kazuo Ishiguro’s new book Klara and the Sun (yes I’ve reserved this from my library already – 68th in the queue!) and they have likened one of the characters in…

Book Review – The Passion Economy

I love this book. It’s about the new economic rules that are permeating on a global scale. Blame this on the birth of the internet and the proliferation of digital products and information. If your head is still the old establishment thinking then you might be left behind. It’s a fascinating read – you’re either…

Book Review – Moomins: Ladybird Readers Series

When I ordered my Moomin books online from my local library I didn’t particularly look at the type of format (picture book/ easy read etc) so I was quite surprised to see three Easy Read books waiting for me on the reserve shelf. The Ladybird Series books are similar to picture books but smaller in…

Book Review – The Exploits of Moominpappa

This is not the usual picture book that I’ve come to know of the Moomin series. The story is text-based and is aimed at children 10 years and up. It has an interesting title – Exploits of Mommipappa. Of course if you’ve not read any of the Moomin books, you would wonder what is a…