The Eternal Nazi is one of the most touching and haunting books I’ve ever read – because it’s true, gruesome, and yet so surreal.
“The Trilobite Book: A Visual Journey” By Riccardo Levi-Setti University Of Chicago Press, 288pp | Buy on Amazon Trilobites are some of the most iconic and interesting creatures to ever walk the face of the Earth. Emerging in the Cambrian and lasting until the Permian extinction, trilobites roamed the planetary oceans for over 270 million years. Their emergence was spectacular – by
A great explanation of Einstein’s theory of relativity for laymen.
“The Oldest Living Things in the World” By Rachel Sussman University Of Chicago Press, 304pp | Buy on Amazon When Rachel Sussman takes pictures of the oldest living things in the world, something spectacular happens; not only does she capture the resilience of adaptability of life, but she also captures its vulnerability – and indirectly, our vulnerability. It’s humbling to
“Colliding Worlds” By Arthur Miller W. W. Norton & Company, 352pp | Buy on Amazon Scientists are logical, calculated and rational, while artists are passionate and effervescent… or so we’re told. But is it really that way? More often than not, there’s a lot of passion and uncertainty in science, and you can’t really have art without hard work, so where
Learn about the life and tales of Ada Lovelace, the women who wrote the very first computer program in the IXXth century.
“Eat, Cook, Grow” makes us think about how digital technologies are changing our interaction with food.
In “The Social Machine”, Judith Donath addresses how we view our conversations (both in real life and online), how our networks of friends have changed, and how all these have, in turn, changed us.
The way Brooke manages to blend in all this information and make it so damn easy to read is delightful.
Climate Matters is a fabulous and short read that tries to tackle an extremely complex subject, bringing focus and much needed fresh air into the discussion.