Germany, 1945. Mia, a nineteen-year-old girl, is sent by the OSS to find Wernher von Braun. Her mission: stop the Russians getting hold of Germany – and the world’s – foremost rocket scientist. Von Braun is suspicious. And so he should be. For Mia is no ordinary girl. She only looks human. And helping theContinue reading “A HISTORY OF WHAT COMES NEXT by SYLVAIN NEUVEL”

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – Yuval Noah Harari

I believe I am relatively familiar with history in general, and I’m usually not very excited about reading more about it. But this book was something else. Beautifully written and easy to read, this book just made me want to know more and more about how the author thinks the world evolved to what itContinue reading “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – Yuval Noah Harari”

Y: The Descent of Man * Steve Jones Book Review

In his highly entertaining and enlightening book, the acclaimed geneticist and author Steve Jones offers a landmark exploration of maleness. With effervescent wit, Jones argues that men, biologically speaking, are the true second sex. Men have become the weaker sex, eh? Simone de Beauvoir would love this. Baldness, circumcision, the struggle of the little swimmyContinue reading “Y: The Descent of Man * Steve Jones Book Review”

Criticisms on "The Origin of Species"

The teleological general conception adopted by Darwin is a mistaken one. Find out why in this book. 1. UEBER DIE DARWIN’SCHE SCH PFUNGSTHEORIE; EIN VORTRAG, VON A. KLLIKER. Leipzig, 1864. 2. EXAMINATION DU LIVRE DE M. DARWIN SUR L’ORIGINE DES ESPECES. PAR P.FLOURENS. Paris, 1864. In the course of the present year several foreign commentariesContinue reading “Criticisms on "The Origin of Species"”