These three books take you off the beaten track in London, UK, Mumbai, India, and Garissa County, Kenya. If you want to understand the unconventional side of these three areas of the world, these three books can offer you this insight.
I am normally a bit sceptical of ancient philosophy books. However, I was pleasantly surprised with this one. This short and sweet book is full of practical wisdom and little reminders for when things feel too much, such you should “consider anything that is humanly possible and appropriate to lie within your reach”.
These three books take you across the history of the world. If you are curious why society is the way it is today, these books are a great place to explore your questions.
In What Do We Know and What Should We Do About Social Mobility? Lee Elliott Major and Stephen Machin give an account of the long experience of social mobility in the UK, its barriers and a possible way out. Offering a strong base for those who are new to the subject and fresh viewpoints to those more well-versed in theContinue reading “(Reblog) Book Review: What Do We Know and What Should We Do About Social Mobility? by Lee Elliott Major and Stephen Machin”
This book explores how the state, its law, and its democracy, have developed over a series of historical events, and how in current times, the state of democracy has started to decay in today’s most developed democracies. This book is very much a classic in political theory and science and, especially with its focus on history, it is likely to be timeless. I would recommend this book to anyone studying or interested in political science, political theory, economics, and world history.
These are my top three non-fiction books by doctors. Interestingly, all three of these authors changed their paths from one area to medicine, offering them a different perspective to the field. They all confront questions about human mortality and what matters at the end of life, as well as offering an appreciation of the field of medicine at a time when humanity has depended so much on it.
This book is not a list of every type of pointless job. Instead, it provides a breakdown of why society has pointless jobs, how we got to this stage, and what we can do about it. It is deeply honest and revealing, sharing unspoken truths about the human condition, ultimately asking how we can reach human freedom.
Here are ten books on my summer TBR list, non-fiction edition! 📚 What do you want to read this summer? Have you read any of the below, and if so, what did you think of the books? Share your thoughts and reading lists with me!
A book about kindness, compassion, and hope. Watson takes the reader on a journey through her nursing career, when she was deciding what to do with her life, through learning what it means to be a nurse, and twenty years of nursing career. A beautiful message is awaiting in this book about love, kindness, and hope.
These are my top three non-fiction feminist books to empower you. From exposing how the world is designed around me, to an inspiring story about a woman who fought against a system designed against women, to protecting female human rights, these books will offer three different contexts for feminism.