Fifty Shades of Grey

E. L. James Favourite Quote: I don’t subscribe to luck or chance, Miss Steele. The harder I work the more luck I seem to have. Review: A hard to imagine novel reminiscent of Twilight style where the main character – infinitely more “grey” in personality than the titular character – falls in love with someoneContinue reading “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Range

David Epstein Favourite Quote: “Learning stuff was less important than learning about oneself. Exploration is not just a whimsical luxury of education. It is of central benefit” Review: This book starts out incredibly strong with a wonderful comparison of the success of two sporting superstars – Tiger Woods and Rodger Federer. Reading the different approachesContinue reading “Range”

A Bit of a Stretch: The Diaries of a Prisoner

Chris Atkins Favourite Quote: “Modern laws would prohibit Harlow from repeating his experiment today, but it’s still acceptable to inflict this terrible treatment on human beings.” Review: An enlightening read into life in a maximum-security UK prison. Not focused on the facts and figures so much as the diary entries of a one man’s dailyContinue reading “A Bit of a Stretch: The Diaries of a Prisoner”