The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Mason Book Review

The Subtle Art of not giving a F*ck by Mark Mason is an intriguing book full of swear words where Manson argues that life’s struggles give it meaning, and that the mindless positivity of typical self-help books is neither practical nor helpful. Manson is bold, blunt and extremely honest while essentially challenging all readers to understand that life’s struggles are what makes it meaningful and that people need to care about the right things. Manson explores various topics such as hyper-consumerism, death, immortality, exceptionalism and values. What I liked about this book: I liked how blunt he was. There wasn’t […]

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The Book Review of Deep Work – Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport.

The book I’ll be reviewing today is Deep Work – Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport. Cal Newport is a very interesting and well accomplished man. He is a Computer Science professor at Georgetown University, the author of six self help books, published 60 peer reviewed papers and a TEDx speaker all before the age of 40. Most interestingly, he has never had a social media account.  Book summary The book focuses on how fragmented our attention and concentration has become due to the use of social media and networking tools. Cal explains what deep […]

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Panther in the Hive – The Review

The book I’ll be reviewing today is Panther in the Hive by Olivia A. Cole. Synopsis In a futuristic Chicago, Tasha Lockett – the young black, orphaned protagonist leaves her house not knowing her world has been turned upside down and taken over by zombies known as Minkers as part of what can only be described as ‘the Change.’ The book starts at day four, Tasha is alone, fending to survive with her trusted Prada backpack and kitchen knife, surviving off the hope that her sister is alive and there are other people in the world like her who haven’t […]

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