Non Fiction

Three Tigers, One Mountain: A Journey through the Bitter History and Current Conflicts of China, Korea and Japan by Michael Booth

I lived in Hong Kong for five years, with my move recent enough to miss the feel of the place at the most random of moments. I carry the feeling of its rough beauty (the concrete jungle of the posters is the lesser of its charms)of it in my memories. The author notices something similar… Continue reading Three Tigers, One Mountain: A Journey through the Bitter History and Current Conflicts of China, Korea and Japan by Michael Booth

Non Fiction

The Case of the Vanishing Blonde: And Other True Crime Stories by Mark Bowden

This was a short collection of articles the author wrote in various magazines. I have not read many true-crime books, but this was easier to read than some of the others I have picked up. There are six stories of real cases which range across the decades. I wish the first story was not the… Continue reading The Case of the Vanishing Blonde: And Other True Crime Stories by Mark Bowden

Non Fiction

Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars: Space, Exploration, and Life on Earth by Kate Greene

I was intrigued by the topic around which the book revolves. It is about a scientific study which involved people mimicking the life they would lead if they were stationed on Mars. Recently, I have come across many videos of this concept in the media and thought this would increase the information I have about… Continue reading Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars: Space, Exploration, and Life on Earth by Kate Greene

Non Fiction

We Know It When We See It by Richard Masland

It was the tagline that got me interested in reading this book. I took an elective in my undergrad, which focused on Neural Networking, and I remember loving the course and for once taking great notes( despite not being able to recollect most of the content now). I leant it to a junior immediately after… Continue reading We Know It When We See It by Richard Masland