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Mud Sweat and Tears
4.15
it was amazing
Bear Grylls, the famous adventurer, will never cease to impress. My expectations, which were very high, were fulfilled and exceeded far beyond any lim ...more
Jan 31, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
 
Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race
4.06
it was amazing
Surprisingly interesting! Old bones and stone tool findings that have been ignored due to their anomaly. After Darwin's "The origin of species" archeo ...more
Jun 27, 2011
Jun 12, 2011
 
The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
4.09
really liked it
They dress like boys, act like boys and have the same rights as boys. A ”bacha posh” is a girl in Afghanistan that from an early age are brought up as ...more
Mar 24, 2015
Mar 24, 2015
 
In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom
4.48
really liked it
Yeonmi Park did not flee for freedom. She did not even know what freedom was. The only thing she could think about was food.

She was born in 1993 in th
...more
Mar 13, 2016
Feb 18, 2016
 
Kriget har inget kvinnligt ansikte
4.52
it was amazing
Svetlana Alexievich has interviewed countless people during many years, to describe the soul of the Soviet Union, in her series "Voices from the Big U ...more
Jan 04, 2016
Jan 03, 2016
 
My Brief History
3.57
really liked it
Stephen Hawking, one of the most famous physicists and researchers in cosmology in the world, tells the story of his life in this book. Did you know t ...more
Sep 15, 2015
Sep 14, 2015
 
Into That Darkness: An Examination of Conscience
4.24
it was amazing
For a swedish review, look further down!

This is about a man who became a monster. A wife that refused to acknowledge the truth. About certain people t
...more
Dec 20, 2012
Aug 30, 2012
 
Girls Will Be Girls: Dressing Up, Playing Parts and Daring to Act Differently
4.27
it was amazing
This was such an inspiring read. There is not so much new information or theories, but Emer O'Toole writes about it in a way that is both funny and aw ...more
May 02, 2017
May 02, 2017
 
Fjäril i koppel
3.65
really liked it
The book Fjäril i koppel, which means butterly on a leash, is partly based on the comedian and author of the book, Zinat Pirzadeh’s life as a young gi ...more
Jun 11, 2013
Jun 10, 2013
 
The Viking Experience
4.09
really liked it
This is a very interesting story about the Viking age, an era that is full of myths and rumours. The Vikings were ruthless people with unique craftman ...more
Mar 28, 2015
Feb 26, 2015
 
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
4.31
it was amazing
The author uses history, research and science to discusses what turns the future might take. It is mind blowing and uncomfortable. As in his previous ...more
Apr 06, 2017
Sep 25, 2016
 
Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia
3.94
really liked it
The journalist Peter Pomerantsev describes a Russia where the boundaries have become blurred and surrealism rules. So-called city engineers corrupts, ...more
May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016
 
How To Be a Heroine
3.75
really liked it
Samantha Ellis has chosen a magnificent concept for her new book. Literature has had a great impact on her and she has used characters to understand h ...more
Jul 25, 2015
Jul 19, 2015
 
Prins Charles känsla
4.28
really liked it
Something about Liv Strömquist’s books really affects me, but I don't know what it is. Perhaps it's the analyses, the history or the facts. For evert ...more
Jan 12, 2016
Dec 09, 2015
 
Expeditionen: Min kärlekshistoria
4.25
it was amazing
Three men. One hydrogen balloon. A journey to the North Pole. Something goes very wrong. Thirty years later they are found dead. It turns out they cra ...more
Apr 11, 2014
Feb 22, 2014
 
Mysteries of the World: Unexplained Wonders and Mysterious Phenomena
3.54
really liked it
The book, with a somewhat reverse translation, "Mysterier: oförklarliga under och sällsamma händelser", brings up a lot of strange and unexplained phe ...more
Jun 28, 2015
Jun 28, 2015
 
The Complete Persepolis
4.37
really liked it
The story is about a girl, growing up in Iran during the revolution. Marjane has a liberal family that wants her to educate herself and be a free woma ...more
Apr 15, 2017
Apr 15, 2017
 
I Was Doctor Mengele's Assistant
4.25
really liked it
Miklós Nyiszli was one of the prisoners of Auschwitz, but in the selection process, when he revealed he was a doctor, he was chosen as doctor Mengele’ ...more
Sep 05, 2016
Sep 01, 2016
 
Lives of the Romans
3.65
really liked it
It is an interesting book about a very interesting time. It contains emperors, slaves, gladiators, scholars and Christian martyrs. Fascinating people ...more
Jan 26, 2017
Mar 04, 2016
 
The Stranger Beside Me: Ted Bundy: The Classic Story of Seduction and Murder
4.13
liked it
Ann Rule, a former police officer and author for the magazine True Detective, worked with a case of serial murders in the 1970's. Eventually, somethin ...more
May 04, 2015
Apr 10, 2015
 
Jag lever, pappa
3.70
liked it
The book describes the terrorist attack, 2011, in Oslo from two perspectives. Siri, a 20-year old girl, was on a Labour party summer camp on the islan ...more
Dec 07, 2015
Dec 06, 2015
 
Omgiven av idioter
3.22
really liked it
Have you wondered why you sometimes need to be alone for a while with your thoughts? Or why you always have to be the center of attention? Why certain ...more
Dec 05, 2015
Dec 05, 2015
 
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
4.45
really liked it
The book contains everything from the beginning of the human species to speculations about the future. He describes the evolution process, how societi ...more
Sep 18, 2016
May 01, 2016
 
Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
4.31
it was amazing
Elie Wiesel was fifteen years old when he and his family, living in Romania, were placed in a ghetto and then deported to Auschwitz, and later Buchenw ...more
Nov 08, 2015
Jun 20, 2013
 
Kunskapens frukt
4.39
really liked it
Strömquist's latest book describes the view of the female genitalia through the ages. She reflects upon the borderline interest for the female sex org ...more
Sep 20, 2014
Sep 19, 2014
 
Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide
3.83
really liked it
Jenkins discusses the current convergence culture that media is a part of. How the media consumers havs become producers, and consume on their own ter ...more
Mar 26, 2014
Mar 22, 2014
 
Svenska brott: Bodenfallet
3.28
liked it
This book is the story about a murder of a young girl, the uncertainty around the investigation and the man finally sentenced to prison.

The 4th of May
...more
Apr 22, 2016
Apr 14, 2016
 
Ord på liv och död I
4.00
it was amazing
Victoria Benedictsson was a famous Swedish writer in the 1800’s. She was in a loveless marriage and in love with the literature critique, Charles Bran ...more
Dec 21, 2016
Dec 09, 2016
 
Bad Feminist
3.93
liked it
Roxane Gay calls herself a bad feminist. She does not want to be put on a pedestal. All role models will sooner or later be pushed down. She considers ...more
Jan 16, 2016
Nov 28, 2015
 
Under det rosa täcket
3.85
really liked it
It was an important book during the 90's. The author didn't agree with the womb feminism that defended gender roles and promoted what was traditionall ...more
Sep 29, 2017
Mar 30, 2015
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