Category Archives: Book reviews

Book summary of: Mistakes I made at work or “Living is a practice of learning to make better mistakes”

I hinted a friend to give this book for my birthday because I have no limits on the number of books I can buy for me to eventually read. This was an inexpensive paperback and sounded interesting when I heard … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Looking for my “moai” Book summary of The Blue Zone Solutions

I was jealous when I read Dan Buettner’s book- “The Blue Zone Solutions”. The one thing he mentions in his book too as a key ingredient(and I instinct-fully knew too) to a successful life was something that had always proved elusive … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, Musings | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book review and somewhat summary: Straight talk on investment by Jack Brennan

The book is divided into four parts: Part 1 Master the Basics Part 2 Construct a Sensible Part 3 Manage your investment with Focus and Discipline Portfolio Part 4 Stay on Course The first six chapters are an easy breeze … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book review:The Third Plate, by Dan Barber

I am a student of sustainability. I have therefore read many books on this subject that have influenced my thought process over the years and has also allowed me to influence other people’s thinking. But it is not often that … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book review: How to get sound sleep

I bought this book with a lot of expectations; hoping it will make me a sound sleeper so much so that I can part the knowledge to others in my family and help their sleep deprivation as well. Although that … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Book review- earning it by Joann S. Lublin

Like Mr. Darcy from Pride and Prejudice, I too have hit upon a universally acknowledged truth. Mine is that, “at the beginning of every year, all men and women in possession of a good brain must be in want of … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, Musings | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Forked by Saru Jayaraman

I don’t usually read two books by the same author because I feel there are so many topics, so many authors one can sample in our ever shrinking time that’s devoted to the lost art of reading books. However Activist … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book review: “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate” by Naomi Klein

written by: Elizabeth Kolbert http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2014/dec/04/can-climate-change-cure-capitalism/

Posted in Book reviews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

American Catch by Paul Greenberg

https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/books/2014/06/28/review-local-catch-the-fight-for-our-local-seafood-paul-greenberg/Nv1xfcfPULbx1c4Uuo3nyN/story.html by  Matthew Price

Posted in Book reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book review- Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

Every saturday morning we start our morning by watching TV (what else is new!) and the taped episode of the previous friday’s Bill Maher talk. I have come to love the show for its political satire and I especially like … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment