Friday , June 5 2020

Book Reviews

Book Review: ‘Building Blocks for the New Retirement – An Easy, Interactive 8-Step Guide for a Retirement with Meaning, Purpose and Fun,’ by Joan Tabb

Joan Tabb's new book, 'Building Blocks for the New Retirement,' is a step-by-step guide to a meaningful and rewarding retirement.

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Book Review: ‘A Million Drops’ by Víctor del Árbol

a million drops victor del arbol

In this novel the prizewinning Spanish author skillfully weaves minutely imagined personal stories into the wide sweep of history. One gets the sense Árbol has gazed long and deeply into the human soul, found little redeeming there, and nonetheless felt compelled to lay it all out for us in glorious, gritty, and sometimes gory detail.

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Book Review: ‘Ramayana: An Illustrated Retelling’ by Arshia Sattar, Illustrations by Sonali Zohra

Illustration by Sonali Zohra from Ramayana: An Illustrated Retelling

Sattar captures the enormous foundational Indian epic in a package written for older children and young adult readers. But it's accessible for all ages, and many adults ignorant of Indian legends, like me, will find it of interest, as well as visually striking.

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Book Review: ‘Machines That Think: The Future of Artificial Intelligence’ by Toby Walsh

Many of us are worried that our jobs may be replaced by Artificial Intelligence, but the bigger question is this: Will thinking machines be the last innovation that the human race has to make for itself?

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