Book Review: A Higher Loyalty, by James Comey

In response to James Comey’s new book, A Higher Loyalty, Donald Trump took to Twitter to tell us that Comey is a ‘proven leaker & liar’ and ‘a weak and untruthful slime ball’. Now any book that makes POTUS' tiny hands tremble with rage like that is a book that I want to read. In an interview … Continue reading Book Review: A Higher Loyalty, by James Comey

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Author Interview: The Art of Simple by Eleanor Ozich

Eleanor Ozich knows a thing or two about living a life of less and ultimate simplicity. Her fourth book, The Art of Simple, is now in its second print run, which is of no surprise as the book is brimming with nourishing recipes, tips to declutter both your mind and your home, and ideas that bring … Continue reading Author Interview: The Art of Simple by Eleanor Ozich

On Questioning Your Taste in Literature

We have a pretty spectacular basement at work. In this basement there is one particular large looming steel shelf that is approximately 2.5 metres wide and 3 deep tiers high. Across these 3 tiers are copious stacks of books sitting in the shadows having had their time in the limelight. [NB: This is a basement … Continue reading On Questioning Your Taste in Literature

What You Should Be Reading For International Women’s Day

The Mother of all Questions (2017) by Rebecca Solnit There were a few times when reading this book that I had to take a deep breath and prepare myself to turn the next page. There are people who speak and are believed, and the consequence is that they disappear (43) These words, to me, were profound. … Continue reading What You Should Be Reading For International Women’s Day

Book Review: Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

I imagine John Gray, author of Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus, laughing heartily at us all from the comforts of his old, crinkled leather man chair that's presidentially positioned in front of his palatial fireplace, where the fire is roaring and the orange light from the devilish flames are flickering erratically in his eyes. There's … Continue reading Book Review: Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus