Tag: science

41. ‘Homo Deus’ by Yuval Noah Harari

Homo Deus is Harari’s follow-up to Sapiens. While that book charted the evolution of humanity, from the earliest days of Homo Sapiens up to the present, this one takes a look at the future, and where our ideas and our… Read More

29. ‘A Short History of Myth’ by Karen Armstrong

A Short History of Myth is a really fascinating little book. It was sent to me as part of Canongate’s #TheMyths series, and it’s the only non-fiction book in the set. In it, Armstrong explores the history of myth-making… Read More

54. ‘Beyond the Pale’ by Emily Urquhart

Continuing my recent interest in non-fiction, I picked up Beyond the Pale by Emily Urquhart at my local library, after hearing it talked about a few times on YouTube. This is Urquhart’s account of giving birth to a daughter with… Read More

34. ‘Tau Zero’ by Poul Anderson

A little while ago I had a mini sci-fi book-buying binge, and Tau Zero by Poul Anderson went to the top of my to-read pile for this wonderful blurb: “During her epic voyage to a planet thirty light-years away,… Read More

22. ‘The Last Gasp’ by Trevor Hoyle

The Last Gasp by Trevor Hoyle is an absolute beast of a book. That’s because its set between 2016 and 2052 and it follows dozens of characters. At just over 725 pages it’s quite a book to commit to, but for me… Read More