Non Fiction

The Chile Pepper in China by Brian R.Dott

If I look back about what tempted me to pick this title up was the randomness of the topic. The content stayed true to the title, this book is all about the documented rise and alteration of Chiles' use in China through centuries. It is not often that one finds access to a book on… Continue reading The Chile Pepper in China by Brian R.Dott

Comics & Graphic Novel, Non Fiction

In Love &Pyjamas by Catana Chetwynd

This is an excellent collection of panels showing the couple that I am sure everyone has seen online before. Even if you have not seen them, they depict a solid relationship's everyday-ness that you might recognize yourself in it. This time around, with the quarantine, a few show some of those scenes as well.I have… Continue reading In Love &Pyjamas by Catana Chetwynd

Humour, Non Fiction

You Couldn’t Make It Up…!: Unpublished Letters to The Daily Telegraph by Kate Moore

When I was younger, I loved looking at letters to editors from magazines like the Reader's digest. I do not remember which version we got, but they did have people from other parts of the world and fewer contributions from India locally. This changed over the years, and so did the humour, but I remember… Continue reading You Couldn’t Make It Up…!: Unpublished Letters to The Daily Telegraph by Kate Moore

Arts & Crafts& food, Non Fiction

Making Artisan Breads in the Bread Machine by by Michelle Anderson

It has been a while since I picked a recipe book to scan through. I own a bread machine that I only used for the same standard function that worked. I have made pizza dough more often than actual bread, if I actually think about it. This is a very well placed collection. The information… Continue reading Making Artisan Breads in the Bread Machine by by Michelle Anderson

Non Fiction

How to Solve a Murder: True Stories from a Life in Forensic Medicine by Derek Tremain, Pauline Tremain

Narrators: John Sackville , Kim Hicks It will be strange to say that a book about forensic medicine was soothing to listen to. Even at 1.5x, the narrators sounded calm and methodical and set the tone for the narrative. This is a story of two people in the forensic industry who have been worked with, been involved… Continue reading How to Solve a Murder: True Stories from a Life in Forensic Medicine by Derek Tremain, Pauline Tremain

Non Fiction

The Beekeeper of Sinjar: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq by Dunya Mikhail

I have had this book pending for more than a year. I am so glad to have finally read it! Translated by , Max Weiss I started this book almost one year ago, but when I was not able to read it in one sitting, I postponed the entire thing till it disappeared into my… Continue reading The Beekeeper of Sinjar: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq by Dunya Mikhail

Non Fiction

Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History by Jaipreet Virdi

I have no personal experience with the deaf community, and as always I looked forward to getting to know more about a whole new world which has always existed.The author is a historian, and this shows in the content. It took me a while to get through it all since it cannot be read in… Continue reading Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History by Jaipreet Virdi