Original and objective book reviews. From literature to business and IT.
After reading “Eat, Pray, Love”, it seems that Elizbeth Gilbert is soul sent to find spiritual contentment in the world. This book is a travelogue in which she tried to expose three basic elements of life in physical, spiritual and social veils. Anyone can find with little efforts that entire human life is revolving round three elements of life that are Eat, pray and love. All these three elements are a form of hunger – physical hunger for food, spiritual hunger in form of religious beliefs and social hunger in form of love. Find out more
When I started reading this book by John Grisham, in the very beginning, it appeared as an ordinary legal thriller and a crime story but reaching the end of the story, there was an entirely different view in my mind, this time Grisham appears more like a psychiatrist. Find out more.
It’s been a while since Darren Rowse started the “31 days to build a better blog” challenge. Although I knew about it back then, gotta tell you I failed to give it too much importance. My main work was on forum management and, not having a blog back then, meant not really caring about this challenge. Still after it ended, Darren worked on the book we talk about today, a book that, even if not new anymore, does prepare any aspiring blogger for his/her new career. The entire book is organized on 31 daily tasks to grow one’s blog. I … Continue reading
So far, in this category, I’ve only recommended specialized books, so it’s a good opportunity to review something else, with the promise of still making a tech book review at least once a month. Today, while I was browsing through my books (real ones), I stumbled across Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar, a book I’ve read 4 years ago, but it’s good enough for a re-read. In all fairness, the book wasn’t signed “Sylvia Plath”, when it was first published, she used the name “Victoria Lucas”, back in 1963. Sad enough, Plath killed herself shortly after the book was published, … Continue reading
I’ve been “connected” to photography since I was a kid, but only by watching my father take pictures and then develop them. I was too young back then to really understand how to work a photo camera, so working with films never got to me. This means I am a person who’s only taken digital pics and, even if now I could broaden my skills, it just doesn’t appeal to me. My skills are rudimentary to say the least. Have taken few hundreds of pics till this spring and most of them were sporting a bad composition and a lot … Continue reading