Book review: Sapiens

“Sapiens: A brief history of humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari has gotten mostly outstanding reviews. It’s also received praise from such well-known people as Barack Obama, the android Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates. I just finished reading it and I agree with most people that it is a fascinating read. Despite that, I am not […]

Book review: Humankind

This is going to be a somewhat odd book review because the book I am reviewing, isn’t actually available. At the time I am writing this, the book entitled “Humankind” by Dutch historian Rutger Bregman hasn’t been published in English yet. However, it’s already available in Dutch bearing the title “De meeste mensen deugen” which […]

Christopher Hitchens in his own voice

I’d never read an audio book. Wait, is that right? After all, you don’t read audio books, do you? No, you listen to them. Okay, I’d never listened to an audio book but quite recently I managed to grab a copy of “God is not Great – How religion poisons everything“. It’s one of the […]