The Winter of our Discontent by John Steinbeck is the first and the only Steinbeck's book I read so far. Before immersing myself into sharing my impression of this book, I would like to say some words on how I was recommended the book and why I started reading it...
How to escape reality in a Dutch rainy day? Host a book club! I am a big fan of all sort of ''Book challenges'', ''Read-the-world lists'' and ''Absolutely must-read lists'' and one day while listing different ''pins'' on Pinterest in the train, I got the idea to host a Book club at my place and [...]
Smart, funny profound book - the bestseller of Muriel Barbery The Elegance of the Hedgehog (L'élégance du hérisson) by Muriel Barbery is one of the most intellectual, funniest and brilliant books I've ever read! The book is a bestseller and it's translated into many languages for a reason! A movie based on the book has [...]
The future of the connected society Have you ever thought what's going to happen if our world becomes more connected and more transparent than right now? With the web, social media, drones and all kind of rating questionnaires our lives, preferences and family can be exposed and shown every single minute and every single step [...]
Self-development, self-help, positive thinking books, movies, podcasts, coaches and all kind of gurus and tips are just blooming nowadays. A lot of people even go further and quit their jobs and lives and decide to run away to find themselves..... Feeling bad or anxious or not very well is baned and considered as something that [...]