A review written so long ago it is currently comically irrelevant.
Imagine a spy story. No, a real one.
I seem not to be tiring of books on linguistics. It may be because books like this are just so interesting that I don’t mind going over the same information over again.
Try as I might, I just can’t think of who this book could possibly serve.
I told some friends I would read anything, pretty indiscriminately. For some reason they though this would be a challenge of some sort.
Oliver Sacks books are always interesting, but there is little new to say about one versus another.
The Portable Curmudgeon is a book of vignettes held together by the slightest of threads
Dispatches from the Edge is touching and horrifying, and reminds us how us how the fragility of live continues to effect us.
Umberto Eco’s ‘How to travel with a Salmon’ and other essays show a different side of him – well, to most of us.
I don’t know if distilling economics gives you correct simplifications, but it does make good reading.