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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Station Eleven
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Entertaining novel, especially reading this during the COVID pandemic. Not what you expect of a pandemic book though as there is very little about the pandemic itself but rather the world after pandemic.
Fast enjoyable read when you are stuck at
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In Extremis by Lindsey Hilsum
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Great biography of the extraordinary journalist Marie Colvin. Not only we took a glimpse at her incredible life, we could also have a peek at some of the biggest international conflicts of the past few decades. Good read.
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Bring Him Home by Ciaran Baxter
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I rarely give 3 star review as I consider the effort of writing a book is so great that I should be generous in my review.
The story is interesting but this writing is very amateur. Not sure where it went wrong, it might not even be the writers
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Worth Dying For by Tim Marshall
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Very interesting book with extensive research. Such a pity that the author can be a little biased at times when talking about the politics of different countries, thats why I give 4 stars instead of 5. ...more
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Why Marx Was Right by Terry Eagleton
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Very interesting myth buster of popular misconception of Marx ideas. Great introduction for someone who cant handle to read the original text but want to learn something about Marxism. ...more
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Upheaval by Jared Diamond
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Amazing insightful book as you would expect from Jared Diamond.
Particularly important to read for a Hong Kong person whose city is going through crisis right now. Interesting case studies of 7 countries on how they handle crisis.
Its a long read but
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It's Not About the Burqa by Mariam Khan
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Anyone who are on the left need to read this, feminist need to read this, people who are fighting against racism need to read this.
If you want to fight for equality and justice, you need to read this.
Eye opening book as a very general instruction on
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Tall Tales and Wee Stories by Billy Connolly
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If you are a big of Billy, you probably have already heard of the jokes in this book on video or live. But still, it is a great experience to see all the famous jokes all line up together.
If you are a fan of Billy, read this book, you will have a
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