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18 Oct

Insomnia by Marina Benjamin

Review on BookLife Marina Benjamin’s Insomnia, published by Scribe in November 2018, is described as an ‘intense, lyrical, wit...
12 Oct

Renoir: Father and Son: Painting and Cinema by Sylvie Patry

Review on BookLife I admit that I am rather out of step with art aficionados and the culture ...
11 Oct

SECOND OPINION: The Fish Ladder by Katharine Norbury

Review on BookLife This book is an addition to the currently very popular genre of engaging with nature ......
07 Oct

SECOND OPINION: Modern Death by Haider Warraich

Review on BookLife Warraich, a Pakistani American doctor who has worked in ICUs, has used his experience to ......
02 Oct

ROYAL SOCIETY PRIZE 2018 SHORTLIST: Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives by Mark Miodownik

Review on BookLife The amount of stuff we consume these days is staggering, but there are some things ......
02 Oct

ROYAL SOCIETY PRIZE 2018 SHORTLIST: Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created The Modern World by Simon Winchester

Review on BookLife Engineers are probably some of the least appreciated people in the UK and yet, if ......
02 Oct

ROYAL SOCIETY PRIZE 2018 SHORTLIST: The Unexpected Truth About Animals: Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos And Other Wild Tales by Lucy Cooke

Review on BookLife Everything that you thought that knew about cute penguins, adorable pandas and the utterly chilled ......
02 Oct

ROYAL SOCIETY PRIZE 2018 SHORTLIST: Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine by Hannah Fry

Review on BookLife We rely on the computers and the internet for almost everything these days, it is ......
01 Oct

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore wins the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2018!

Article on BookChap Sarah-Jayne Blakemore’s Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain has tonight been announced ......
20 Sep

Putting the Science in Fiction edited by Dan Koboldt

Review on BookLife As an aspiring author myself, I’m always interested in titles that might help me develop ......
19 Sep

The Light in the Dark: A Winter Journal by Horatio Clare

Review on BookLife As the summer of 2017 drew towards a close, Horatio Clare made a resolution: instead ......
18 Sep

Equal Power by Jo Swinson

Review on BookLife The author is an MP – elected at the age of 25 Jo represented East ...
17 Sep

Ladders to Heaven: The Secret History of Fig Trees by Mike Shanahan

Review on BookLife It is thought that the fig was one of the earliest fruits that were eaten ...
16 Sep

The Dark Interval: Letters for the Grieving Heart by Rainer Maria Rilke

Review on BookLife Grief is something that almost everyone will experience to some degree or another in their ......
07 Sep

Beyond the Label by Maureen Chiquet

Review on BookLife I have to say, I had never previously heard of Maureen Chiquet, but I am ...
05 Sep

Arabia: Through the Looking Glass by Jonathan Raban

Review on BookLife After the oil boom of the 1970s Arabs left the security of their homelands and ...
28 Aug

The Photographs of Joan Leigh Fermor: Artist and Lover by Olivia Stewart and Ian Collins

Review on BookLife For years, Joan stood in the shadow of her much more famous husband, Patrick Leigh ......
26 Aug

The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places by William Atkins

Review on BookLife Atkins is the latest one to be drawn to those impenetrable places, deserts. He joins ......
15 Aug

It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World’s Family Tree by A.J. Jacobs

Review on BookLife I was drawn to this book because I love genealogy. I have carried out a ...
07 Aug

Fxxx You Very Much by Danny Wallace

Review on BookLife As rudeness is the thing I hate most, I felt compelled to read what was ...
06 Aug

AUDIO: Junkyard Jack and the Horse that Talked by Adrian Edmondson

Review on BookLife Jack lives with a hateful uncle, submissive aunt and vicious cousin, and takes refuge in ......