I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov

When I was a student and shortly after finishing my studies – so around 2005 and 2008 I would say – I read Isaac Asimov’s Foundation cycle and really had appreciated. The seven books, while written in various decades, constitute a Must-Read for scifi enthusiasts. Asimov is well known for another cycle of books, The…

Three thrillers… night ?

Sorry for the title that doesn’t make sense, I was thinking about three, thrillers, and then I was thinking about Micheal Jackson’s great song, Thriller. Anyway, this fall I read three thrillers, with varying results. If I really enjoyed and would recommend PD James’ Devices and Desires, I won’t necessary say so about James Patterson’s…

Language Intelligence, by Joe Romm

Joe Romm is the editor of Climate Progress, an absolutely fantastic blog on climate and energy related issues from the Center for American Progress Action Fund. He is also the author of a new book : Language Intelligence. Having enjoyed my rhetorics classes at the Dublin Institute of Technology during my Bachelor of Arts –…

The return of Sherlock Holmes

Now this is fortuitous. I read on Kindle Whitepaper the second book of Sherlock Holmes adventures a little bit after watching the second movie. I had read the first book last year and had enjoyed it a lot. Sherlock Holmes is still as cunning, as intelligent and as focused as he was previously was. I really…

The Last Continent, by Terry Pratchett

It had been a while since I had read a Terry Pratchett adventure. But my recent trip to visit my close great Belgian friends – the ones that enabled me to discover An Pierlé, Terry Pratchett and countless other great things – gave me the occasion to borrow them some more books. The Last Continent is…