“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body” – Reading for Non-Fiction November

For the last few weeks I have been reading with Non-Fiction November in mind.  It has been an inspiring, thought-provoking and challenging experience. My first read was The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery.  Subtitled "A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness", this book is described as an exploration of "the emotional and physical … Continue reading “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body” – Reading for Non-Fiction November

Six degrees of separation: from Tales of the City to On Green Dolphin Street

It is time once again to take part in Six Degrees of Separation, a meme hosted by Kate on her blog Books Are My Favourite and Best. Each month, a book is chosen as a starting point. Players then publish their own chain, linking the first book six others. A book doesn’t need to be connected … Continue reading Six degrees of separation: from Tales of the City to On Green Dolphin Street