• book review the culture map by Erin Meyer
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    Book review: The Culture Map

    Book review of The Culture Map This is a book review of “The Culture Map – Decoding how people think, lead, and get things done across cultures” by Erin Meyer. This is one of those books I picked up in the personal development section at an airport. Because naturally I had run out of reading material already. If you want to have a look at what I am currently reading, feel free to find me on Goodreads. Summary “Whether you work in a home office or abroad, business success in our ever more globalized and virtual world requires the skills to navigate through cultural differences. Renowned expert Erin Meyer is…

  • book review men without women by haruki murakami
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    Book review: Men without Women by Haruki Murakami

    Men without women by Haruki Murakami The collection of short stories titled “Men without women” by Haruki Murakami, consist of 7 short tellings of love, loneliness and losing. Centered around men and their perceptions of women. Summary “Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are lovesick doctors, students, ex-boyfriends, actors, bartenders, and even Kafka’s Gregor Samsa, brought together to tell stories that speak to us all” This summary is borrowed from www.harukimurakami.com Reading Murakami So, if you’ve followed my blog for a while, you might know already that I am a…

  • Cover Book review Book review Josie and the Pussycats volume one graphic novel
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    Book review: Josie and the Pussycats – volume 1

    Book review of Josie and the Pussycats comic volume 1 This is a book review of the graphic novel/comic “Josie and the Pussycats – volume one” by creators Marguerite Bennett, Cameron Deordio & Audrey Mok. This  comic is as fresh as the Archie comic I reviewed earlier on the blog. Summary of the comic “Grab your cat tails and kitty ears – Josie and the pussycats are back! In this hard-rockin’, hard-to-put-down graphic novel, Josie gets the band together to help her climb to the top of the music world. But rock ‘n’ roll fame isn’t a formula – it takes hard work and killer tunes. Can the girls get…

  • Cover Book review Archie comic volume 1 by Mark Waid
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    Book review: Archie comic volume 1

    Book review of Archie comic volume 1 This is a book review of an Archie comic book/graphic novel by creators Mark Waid, Fiona Staples, Annie Wu and Veronica Fish. This Archie comic takes its cue from the aesthetics and look of the new Riverdale tv series, while keeping to the original Archie comics. Summary of the comic “Welcome to the new Riverdale! America’s favorite teenager, Archie Andrews, is reborn in the pages of this must-have graphic novel collecting the first six issues of the comic book series that everyone is talking about. Meet Riverdale High teen Archie, his oddball, food-loving best friend Jughead, girl-next-door Betty and well-to-do snob Veronica Lodge…

  • Cover Book review to be taught if fortunate by Becky Chambers
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    Book review: To be taught if fortunate

    Book review of To be taught if fortunate To be taught if fortunate is a short sci-fi novel by Becky Chambers. I found it via looking through my friends reads on Goodreads, and it looked enticing. Technically, it is categorized as a space opera. Whatever that means. (A quick online search tells me; “a novel, film, or television programme set in outer space, typically of a simplistic and melodramatic nature” – which doesn’t really say anything) To be taught if fortunate by Becky Chambers “In the future, instead of terraforming planets to sustain human life, explorers of the galaxy transform themselves. At the turn of the twenty-second century, scientists make…