The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan I was given this book by a senior teacher in the science department of a school I taught in for a time.
Leonard Cohen: Poems and Songs by Leonard Cohen My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’d give this book five stars just for the poem “I have not lingered in European monasteries”.
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved, loved, loved this book.
The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green My rating: 5 of 5 stars Review written on 23rd May 2021 This review is inspired by the format of the podcast/book The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green.
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi My rating: 5 of 5 stars Review written on 7th May 2021 We all know sorrow; but often it is in sorrow that we experience the most warmth.
In my last post, Origins, I concluded by arguing that humanity is a mere speck in the vastness of the cosmos.